Gotra System is used by Hindus to maintain a strict male lineage. Was there any Science behind this system?
One of the biggest assumptions of modern society is that, anything that is being discovered or invented today is being done so for the first time in Human history. In other words, in spite of having the same brain for over two million years, and known history of ancient civilizations for over past 10000 years or so, we assume that only in the last 4-5 centuries did the human beings started thinking scientifically and are doing technological inventions and scientific discoveries.
In my previous post I had promised to start writing lessons on vedic mathematics and here is the first lesson. Vedic mathematics contains sutras (formulas) which are simple and straightforward, even though they are based on algebra, these sutras work...
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Evolution of life from primitive life forms to complex multi cellular organisms to intelligent human species - the advent of AI raises a natural question - What next after human?
The smart individual human has to clean up the mess created by his dumb species. Species polluted the planet, individuals are cleaning it up.
Imagine a world where dinosaurs did not go extinct, because that asteroid missed colliding with Earth. How would have life evolved then?
The difference between Planets and Grahas. Why are Sun and Moon included in the list of Navagrahas? Isn't it true that Rahu and Ketu do not exist? What about Earth?
The most important contribution of ancient India to mathematics was not zero but the place value system or positional notation system.