FREE TIME? BORED?

In the situations which we are in right now, the most important thing is to survive. Social distancing is the only way we can stop the spread of this virus. Human species came a tick closer; we are just 100 seconds closer to midnight (the doomsday clock). It is an individual responsibility to live and […]

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EARTH LIKE PLANETS (PART -I)

Tau Ceti: Tau Ceti is not a planet but a star. This is very similar to our sun which is at a distance of 12 light years (3.7 parsecs).  What makes me talk about this star system is that, there are five possible planets orbiting this star, two of which are potentially in the habitable […]

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JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE

The visible time machine. The telescopes. When we look into space, we are actually looking back in time. Just to give an example, the light takes 2.5 sec to reach us from the moon i.e. we are looking at the moon as it was 2.5 seconds ago. Similarly, if a galaxy or a star is […]

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DEATH OF THE UNIVERSE

We live in a fortuitous time. The universe is neither too hot nor too cold. The neighbouring stars are not going bang all the time and blowing up into gigantic supernova nor any black hole is orbiting close by us. When we assemble the fragments of the universe together to see where we fit in, […]

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