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.
At a conference in Kolkata in September 2012, Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director General of the European Organization for Nuclear […]