KOR-FX 4DFX: A vest that brings games closer to your chest
Explosions reverberate through your ribcage while gunfire from behind to your left causes vibration primarily on the back of your left shoulder.
Einstein, take a bow: Detection of gravity waves from colliding black holes is a triumph of science
What a vindication of Einstein and such...
A TOE-hold on reality
The Holiest Grail of science right now is arriving at what is called a theory of everything or TOE. Scientists hope suc...
Between the covers
A unique point of Jed McKenna’s book is its scathing indictment of the spiritualism movement.
How poor is poor?
You can either measure poverty or you can measure middle class perceptions of poverty, but you can't get a handle on both.
Mystics who believe in realities beyond perceptual or intellectual apprehension, rarely squabble.
Varieties of science
Scientific discoveries are by definition antagonistic towards any religious or magical interpretation of nature.
Key to fact may well lie in archives of fiction
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.
Lok Sabha polls 2014: Moderate to high turnout in Round 7 of polling
In Gujarat, BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and party veteran L K Advani were among the early voters in Gandhinagar.
Storm over Arvind Kejriwal's latest 'will jail journalists' remark
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.
All is fair in just war
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.
Corporate governance badly down at Infosys, board needs an overhaul: NR Narayana Murthy
Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy raises doubts and questions if the company paid hush money to ex-CFO Rajiv Bansal to hide something.
The hidden variables in nature
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.....
Soon, computers to run on heat, rather than electricity
Computers may soon be able to recycle part of their own waste heat, using a material being studied by researchers.
Are we running out of time?
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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