Bombing of the Moon by NASA

"I’d like to share a revelation that I’ve had, during my time here. It came to me when I tried to classify your species and I realized that you aren’t actually mammals. Every mammal on this planet instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with its surrounding environment, but you humans do not. You move to an area and you multiply, and multiply until every natural resource is consumed and the only way you can survive is to spread to another area. There is another organism on this planet that follows the same pattern. Do you know what it is? –A virus. Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet. You are a plague, and we... are the cure." - Agent Smith

Save the Planet? No Thanks! says Mother Earth

Is Planet Earth under the threat of extinction because of man made pollution and mindless consumption of natural resources?

India Enters Deep Space

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...

A Day Before Day After Tomorrow

We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there. Just imagine how nice it would be if you would be able to access all those different systems at...

Thought Controlled Systems

It all started long long ago..40,000 BCE...In the dense forests of africa a group of pre-historic humans are working hard all day long, lifting rocks, moving boulders, breaking and rearranging them, clearing the entrance of a cave, to build...

Missing Star Light

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The Sacred Secrets of Ganga

I am the shark among the fishes, and the Ganges among the rivers - Krishna in Bhagavadgita In his book Discovery of India, Jawaharlal Nehru says: The Ganges, above all is the river of India, which has held India's heart captive...

The Need for Speed

Indian supercomputer Eka (meaning one in sanskrit) built by the Pune's Computational Research Laboratories (CRL) of the Tata Group is the fourth fastest supercomputer in the world! Great going! The top two fastest ones are from US and the...

The Future of Search

Whatever is here, is found elsewhere. But what is not here, is nowhere else. - Thus goes a line in the first chapter of MahabharataIn the 21st century, the same could be said about the InternetInternet has become the...

Einstein wins again – God never played Dice

Disclaimer: Trying to be as non-technical as possible, requires basic physics at the level of quantum mechanics and relativity :) Scene I Unlike other physicists, Einstein developed almost the complete theory of relativity based on this thought experiments. In...

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