Consider this post the latest in a loosely defined series about atomic cooling techniques that I’ve been writing […]
Note: A condensed version of this post has been published in The Wire. Around this time last week, […]
There has been considerable speculation if the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for physics, due to be […]
Yesterday, I learnt the answer is ‘yes’. Gravitational waves can be gravitationally lensed. It seems obvious once you […]
It’s fun to think about the implications of a film’s antagonists being modelled after a phenomenon I’ve often read/written about but never thought about that way.
An Indian scientist’s disputes with Einstein’s mass-energy equivalence betray a misreading of how one of history’s most famous equations came to be.
Humans have known about the force of gravity since ancient times. Yet, we are still exploring its true nature, how it works, and why it works the way it does.
Last week, as the Nobel Prizes were announced and Peter Higgs and Francois Englert won the highly coveted […]