Note: The share here is to illustrate some of my thoughts on writing a scientific paper effectively; the views and opinions reflected here are those solely of the author and should be treated as such. Scientific research by definition is built upon previous investigations. Reliably accurate results need to be […]
Content Warning: Although the story is fictional, the following post is focused on the very real experience of Impostor Syndrome and anxiety that many live with every day 11:07 PM. The coffee isn’t warm anymore and it’s definitely not strong enough. Should have picked up RedBull on the way […]
16th February, 2019: At Belpahar English Medium School (Belpahar, India), a talk titled “Mathematics and other career paths” was organized. The purpose of this talk was to expose students of grade 11-science stream (age 16-17) to the various career paths available, especially encouraging them to pursue the pure sciences. The […]
12th February 2019: A talk titled “Can math be interesting?” was delivered at Vivekananda International School (Belpahar, India) and Belpahar English Medium School (Belpahar, India). The aim of the talk was to show students of grade 9 how math could be made fun and interesting. Some topics that were discussed […]
21st December, 2018 : A talk was organized by the mathematics department of St. Joseph’s College (Bangalore, India) in collaboration with Amicable Scientists. The talk was attended by 1st and 2nd year master’s students of mathematics and some students from the undergraduate course.
In 1844, Karl Marx made his famous observation that religion was a palliative illusion which humanity would soon outgrow, once the working classes of all lands became the masters of their own destiny: Religious distress is at the same time the expression of real distress and the protest against real […]
In the second year of my undergraduate studies, I met a senior who among other things told me that she was spending all her free time filling up an application form to take part in ‘Lindau’. Wide eyed and probably with naïvity plastered across my face I asked her what […]
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. ~ Carl Sagan Being primarily a middle school Physics teacher, I also teach General Science in the primary grades. Considering the difference in the ages of my two group of learners, I make an effort […]
Harnessing former data for scientific progress dates way back to the 17th century; Kepler used data formulated by Tycho Brahe to formulate the planetary laws of motion. Often cited as a first classical example of successful scientific collaboration, we continue to follow in Kepler’s footsteps today hundreds of years later. Modern […]
A lecture on “Optics” was organized as a part of the science club activities of Poornaprajna School (Yelahanka New Town, Bengaluru, India) in August, 2018.