Human-built air vehicles glide, chop, or propel themselves through the air. Nature’s fliers, however, flap their wings. Flapping flight is a complicated phenomenon, and
YouTube is a medium famed (and feared) for its ability to take the viewer on an endless ride with its surprisingly insistent suggestions. Accordingly,
All of us love a good binge watching session of movies that are so good, they change the way we look at the world. Without further ado, here are a selection of movies which are definitely worth your precious free time this summer! Grab your popcorn and read on.
The holidays catch some of us like characters in a slapstick act pushing with all their weight against a closed door just to find it unlocked. After a semester full of groaning about hectic schedules (while finding ‘n’ ways to pass time less than three hours away from a deadline), we stumble, thankful but bemused, into the summer vacation, where a vast expanse of free time awaits us like a dream fulfilled. And we are not quite sure whether we know what to do with this.
Part 1: Books
In conversation with Mr. Ramachandra, owner of the Tata Book House, on his 10-year long stint in insti and why the shop had to close.
Prof. Neelima M. Gupte has been a member of the faculty of the Department of Physics at IIT Madras for over two decades. Her research interests include non-linear dynamics, chaos and the study of networks. Prof. Gupte has been involved with the Women’s Forum at IIT-M for over ten years, has worked with the IUPAP working group for Women in Physics, and has often collaborated with the Women in Science initiative of the Indian Academy of Sciences, to organise events and activities. Readers may be familiar with her contribution to the book Lilavati’s Daughters published by the Indian Academy of Sciences.
The Tech Saloon is an initiative at IIT Madras to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas among faculty, students, alumni, innovators, and
“What you get in science fiction is what someone once called ‘the view from a distant star’. It helps to see our world from