Google has always had a witty sense of humour and has been making your computer screen do a barrel roll and triggering OCD for a long time. With all the hype about the new Marvel Studio’s movie Avengers: Endgame and the fictional supervillain Thanos, there is no doubt that Google will sneak a tiny easter egg somewhere. Do not worry, this article is free of spoilers.Continue reading “Thanos Did Not Spare Google”
The never ending expanse of the universe around us has recently been re-imagined to be an expanding bubble contained in yet another dimension. The whole universe has been modeled to be accommodated on the surface of the bubble and researchers say this could pave the way for us to solve the mysteries about dark matter and dark energy. So what are they and how much do we know about them?Continue reading “Beyond The Visible – Dark Matter & Dark Energy”
C4n u und3r574nd wh47 15 wr1773n h3r3?
(Can you understand what is written here?)
If you are a gamer or take interest in geeky topics, chances are you have seen such notations. This kind of modified spelling is no coincidence, it is known as leet (“1337”) or eleet or leetspeak and has a very interesting origin.Continue reading “What are Leet, Leetspeak & 1337 | Geeky Facts”
The Wire recently reported that B.N. Suresh, an honorary professor at ISRO, gave some insight into the ADMIRE project at the Indian National Science Academy on December 26th last year. The project involves a reusable rocket complete with landing legs and steering fins. Let’s explore what reusable rockets are and why all the space agencies are researching them.Continue reading “ISRO ❤️ Reusable Rockets”
We have all grown up learning about Mars as the fourth planet in the Solar System, right after our home planet Earth. It’s baffling to imagine that SpaceX, with the leadership of Elon Musk, may get the first human colonizers on the red planet as soon as 2024. Will the homo sapiens of Earth evolve to become another species on Mars? Short answer: probably!Continue reading “How Will The Human Species Evolve On Mars?”
There you are on a Sunday afternoon, chopping trees punching sheep and building mud huts, a few hours later you’ve been condemned to death by hunger games or something. Oh, the things we do for entertainment. If only the Romans with their bloody murder arenas could have seen us now. Perhaps they would have realized that maybe it would have been more beneficial to maintain a sustainable population of able-bodied men for that encroaching barbarian horde. If only they had picked up a game console instead of crazy uncle Frank’s issue of mutilation monthly when they were still young and impressionable.
This article has been contributed by Aditya BhadraContinue reading “Games are Weird”