2013


The Copernican

  1. The electron is spherical. That’s bad news. (December 21, 2013)
  2. Is this Higgs boson THE Higgs boson? (November 27, 2013)
  3. Why do we need dark matter? (November 3, 2013)
  4. Would you just calm down about the Bose in the boson? (October 10, 2013)
  5. New science is not bad science (September 25, 2013)
  6. Time crystals, Josephson junctions and metastable machines (September 18, 2013)
  7. After-math of the Ashes (September 8, 2013)
  8. Let’s unMonsanto the debate (September 2, 2013)
  9. But the GSLV won’t fly (August 22, 2013)
  10. The way the foot falls (August 18, 2013)
  11. Science communication in India: Answers to the callout (August 11, 2013)
  12. An uneven appreciation of dissent (August 9, 2013)
  13. Where the Indian idea of infiniteness? (August 6, 2013)
  14. Hey Indian science-stories reader, I’d like to hear from you! (August 3, 2013)
  15. Another window on new physics closes (July 19, 2013)
  16. Absence makes the communication grow fonder (July 18, 2013)
  17. Second star found to have magnetic-field flips also flips them fast (July 5, 2013)
  18. Perpetual debates on a new motion machine (July 3, 2013)
  19. O Voyager, where art thou? (June 28, 2013)
  20. A battery of power (June 19, 2013)
  21. A closet of hidden phenomena (June 15, 2013)
  22. Ringing in the new age (June 11, 2013)
  23. Can science and philosophy mix constructively? (June 6, 2013)
  24. Bitcoins and the landscape of internet commerce (June 2, 2013)
  25. What are bitcoins? (May 31, 2013)
  26. Bohr and the breakaway from classical mechanics (May 19, 2013)
  27. Why hasn’t the universe been annihilated yet? (May 16, 2013)
  28. Your chance to be an astronomer (May 8, 2013)
  29. Behind the scenes at Kudankulam… (May 7, 2013)
  30. Which way does antimatter swing? (May 1, 2013)
  31. Where’s all the antimatter? New CERN results show the way. (April 25, 2013)
  32. Titan may be running out of methane (April 16, 2013)
  33. If we will see farther, it will be by standing on the Higgs (April 8, 2013)
  34. A jingo bomb: Responses (April 6, 2013)
  35. A jingo bomb (March 28, 2013)
  36. The world is not enough (March 22, 2013)
  37. To decay or not to decay (March 14, 2013)
  38. How hard is it to violate Pauli’s exclusion principle? (March 11, 2013)
  39. Where does the Higgs boson come from? (March 8, 2013)
  40. Black holes: How heavy and how! – Part II (March 1, 2013)
  41. Improved outlook for S&T in India after Union Budget ’13? (February 28, 2013)
  42. Black holes: How heavy and how! (February 26, 2013)
  43. The Milner Awards: A germane offering (February 22, 2013)
  44. Marking the Copernican (February 19, 2013)
  45. Back to the brain (February 19, 2013)
  46. The other kinds of research (February 15, 2013)
  47. Seeing science (February 11, 2013)
  48. Electric eye, in the sky (February 9, 2013)
  49. Largest prime number (so far) found (February 5, 2013)
  50. Simplifying the hunt for Goldilocks’s bed (February 5, 2013)
  51. Fiat (less) lux! (February 4, 2013)
  52. A bounteous final frontier (February 1, 2013)
  53. gedanken asymptote (January 31, 2013)
  54. The safest way to keep a secret (January 25, 2013)
  55. Cattus ex machina! (January 23, 2013)
  56. Big ideas, small words (January 19, 2013)
  57. Welcome to the Roman Empire! (January 19, 2013)
  58. When do you know if you’ve gone far enough? (January 14, 2013)
  59. Floored by the door (January 11, 2013)
  60. There’s something wrong with this universe (January 6, 2013)

The Hindu

  1. Voyager’s voyage (September 16, 2013)
  2. Life distilled (August 3, 2013)
  3. Rising temperatures and flaring tempers linked (August 2, 2013)
  4. Amar, Bose of sound, is dead at 83 (July 13, 2013)
  5. AICTE rescinds Microsoft Office 365 mandate (May 10, 2013)
  6. Engineering students locked into Microsoft Office (April 22, 2013)
  7. Good time to be a web-developer? (April 8, 2013)
  8. A litany of horror (April 6, 2013)

The Hindu – Opinion

  1. ‘Research in India happens in a few elite institutions’ (November 13, 2013)
  2. Much ado about the Bose in the boson (October 12, 2013)
  3. Lending weight to the question of mass (October 10, 2013)
  4. Absence makes the communication grow fonder (July 20, 2013)
  5. MIT I ask, where’s my metadata? (July 13, 2013)
  6. An offer from the mob you can’t afford to use (April 20, 2013)
  7. When the truth virtually got hit (April 6, 2013)
  8. This gag order is no faking news (February 18, 2013)
  9. Pushed into the abyss (January 16, 2013)

The Hindu – Science & technology

  1. One solution for two problems in fuel cells (December 26, 2013)
  2. New light on human hand evolution (December 19, 2013)
  3. Squeezing cells to check for cancer (November 21, 2013)
  4. Sun’s magnetic poles set to ‘flip’ (November 17, 2013)
  5. ‘Muscle memory’ induced by steroids (October 31, 2013)
  6. Improving the efficiency of solar panels (October 24, 2013)
  7. Standard Model of particle physics validated (October 10, 2013)
  8. A particle accelerator on your fingertip (October 3, 2013)
  9. Water found in Martian soil (September 27, 2013)
  10. Unusual third Van Allen belt explained (September 26, 2013)
  11. Voyager 1 is out of the Solar System (September 13, 2013)
  12. Flexible wires from spider silk conduct electricity (September 12, 2013)
  13. CO2 effect: Focus on marine fauna (August 29, 2013)
  14. A leap forward in ‘flow’ batteries (August 22, 2013)
  15. Carbon nanotubes for next-gen conductors (August 1, 2013)
  16. Insects inspire simpler prosthetics (July 24, 2013)
  17. Better batteries from rice husk (July 11, 2013)
  18. Gamma-ray telescope takes shape (July 4, 2013)
  19. Human neuron birthrate found (June 13, 2013)
  20. Accounting for all the light (May 30, 2013)
  21. Graphene paves way for better digital storage (May 16, 2013)
  22. New sign of black-hole birth? (May 9, 2013)
  23. Improving microprocessor speed (April 25, 2013)
  24. Quantum states preserved longer (April 18, 2013)
  25. Largest space telescope to turn blind soon (March 28, 2013)
  26. Cheaper way to detect ammonia (March 21, 2013)
  27. Higgs boson closer than ever (March 7, 2013)
  28. Life from the stuff between stars (February 28, 2013)
  29. Water from the cold underworld (February 14, 2013)
  30. Pulsar behaviour defies theories (January 31, 2013)
  31. A different kind of experiment at CERN (January 24, 2013)
  32. LHC to re-awaken in 2015 with doubled energy, luminosity (January 10, 2013)

The Hindu – Infographics

  1. Our States are coming closer (December 25, 2013)
  2. We are a nation of the working poor (December 18, 2013)
  3. India lives in her (mid-sized) villages (December 11, 2013)
  4. Who is behind the rise in voter turnouts? (December 4, 2013)
  5. How many MPs win convincingly? (November 19, 2013)
  6. How we vote, and who wins elections (November 12, 2013)
  7. Contesting for polls in India is rough (November 5, 2013)
  8. Like politics, is voter interest local, too? (October 29, 2013)
  9. Why do ‘criminal’ MPs get re-elected? (October 9, 2013)
  10. Rajan Panel report: It’s a battle of the States (October 2, 2013)
  11. Migration worldwide: Decade of the ‘Gulf’ (September 25, 2013)
  12. A fondness for the death penalty? (September 17, 2013)
  13. India is 19-31 years old (September 10, 2013)
  14. Data busts some myths on sexual violence (September 3, 2013)
  15. Heterogeneous country, homogeneously skewed (August 27, 2013)
  16. How do the cookies crumble? (August 25, 2013)
  17. Lok Sabha’s Legacy (August 20, 2013)
  18. Taking stock of Telangana (July 31, 2013)
  19. A story of spending (July 30, 2013)