(A version of this piece appeared on The Hindu, Chennai, website on January 22 as written by me.) A Type 1a supernova was spotted a few hours ago by stargazers in … Continue Reading Type 1a supernova spotted in M82
India’s Rise as a Space Power is a book by Prof. Udupi Ramachandra Rao, former Chairman, ISRO (1988-1994), that provides some useful historical context of the space research organization from … Continue Reading A useful book to have around
The Copernican January 6, 2014 Congratulations, ISRO, for successfully launching the GSLV-D5 (and the GSAT-14 satellite with it) on January 5. Even as I write this, ISRO has put out … Continue Reading And the GSLV flew!
I’m still unsure about bitcoins’ uncertain future as far as mainstream adoption is concerned, but such issues have been hogging media limelight so much so that people are missing out … Continue Reading Rethinking cryptocurrency