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    Mystics who believe in realities beyond perceptual or intellectual apprehension, rarely squabble.

    Scientific discoveries are by definition antagonistic towards any religious or magical interpretation of nature.

    Scientists at CERN have cautiously announced to the world what Trekkies have known for a long time: that objects can travel faster than the speed of light.

    In Gujarat, BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and party veteran L K Advani were among the early voters in Gandhinagar.

    Kejriwal’s latest diatribe against media landed him in a fresh controversy as he allegedly threatened to throw those found guilty of indulging in such practice in jail.

    An interview with David Bohm, the renowned quantum physicist, began with a quotation from his mentor Robert Oppenheimer. This was many moons ago, when your columnist worked with a science monthly produced by The Times of India group.

    Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy raises doubts and questions if the company paid hush money to ex-CFO Rajiv Bansal to hide something.

    What do philosophers William James and Henri Bergson, astronomer Camille Flammarion, zoologist Sir Alister Hardy, inventor of Xerox Chester Carlson, Freud, Jung, J J Thomson.. .they have all been presidents, members or affiliates of the Society for Psychical Research which was founded more than a century ago to study events and processes overlooked or.....

    Computers may soon be able to recycle part of their own waste heat, using a material being studied by researchers.

    According to the Bhagavad Gita the universe is said to exist during the course of Brahma's lifetime whose one day comprises 1,000 maha-yugas or great ages. Each maha-yuga consists of four yugas (ages), each of which gets shorter and more degraded. We've only just begun the last age and when it ends the whole cycle will begin anew. Are we running out of time?...

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