“It starts with light, and ends with light, and in between there is darkness.” Aryabhata, the ancient Indian astronomer and mathematician was the first to describe how eclipses occur and provided the first mathematical procedures to calculate eclipse dates in his book Aryabhatiyam. His computational paradigm was so accurate that 18th century scientist Guillaume...

Latest news on Earth is that after the Indian moon mission Chandrayaan is said to have found traces of water on Moon, now NASA is going to bomb the moon today to determine the approximate amount of water deposit there! Bomb the moon? Yes, smash a two ton kinetic rocket bomb made up of an empty Centaur rocket on the Moon at about 5600 mph creating about a five mile wide...

About 30 Kms away from the IT capital of India – Bangalore – lies a small village called Byalalu. Here if you ask the villagers, about what their village is well known for – the reply you receive will be – we get good rainfall here, people here work very hard and the farmers grow abundant agricultural crops…. Next if you ask them, what has...