Tuesday, 27 August 2013

My Insincerety and My Past.

I am very insincere.
Seriously, I am. And I hope I spelt it right.
I don't update this blog.
Maybe I don't post on this blog because no one reads it? If there were more followers of this blog, maybe I would right a lot more for my fans.
Fans? FANS? Now I am getting carried away.
I just realised that I typed the wrong spelling of write before. But I will just leave it like that as a reminder of what happens if I don't exercise my writing abilities often.
Okay, I may not be making a lot of sense right now to you. That is because my thoughts are often complicated. If you DO understand what I am saying, however, then congratulations. We might just be twins separated at birth and have the power of telepathy or something.

I really did not want this to be another vague post without any topic like the previous one. Now I understand why no one reads this stuff. Now unless I get a good topic...

...

Well, I still do not have any topic. Maybe you could suggest one in the comments for next time?

Anyway,
I was cleaning my cupboard yesterday and found a really old book in which I had written a story.
And what a story it was.

'One day, John was cleaning his parent's shop. He saw a bomb on the shelf. Something was going on. So he thought he will keep a watch at night. So he did. He kept a watch at night. Then he saw something strange. He saw a big, strong wind (I meant to say tornado, but I didn't know the word back then). It took the money in the drawer. Then it went away. Every night John would keep a watch, the wind came. He told it to the dog. The dog told it to his family. His family told it to John's
parents. His parents were shocked. The dog was good at making plans. He immediately told the plan in his mind. They said it was a nice plan They followed the plan and caught the thief.'

Don't even ask me what I was thinking at the end. I guess I was tired of writing and wanted to end it as fast as possible.
And don't judge me based on this. I must have been only five at the time.
 

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Global Warming?

A few days ago, the maximum temperature was 38 degrees celsius and at this rate, it will cross the forty mark pretty soon. Global warming, is it?
You have to admit, global warming is inching up to us too fast for comfort. It all started with the industrial revolution, fuelled by... -you got it, coal. That, in my opinion, set off the craze for fossil fuels.
The indiscriminate usage of these substances has led to increased CO2, as you all know. Now, let's cut out the technical terms and talk plain, common sense.
Scientists predict that fossil fuels will get over in 50 years.
Anyway, that was just to get everyone aware. Nowadays the weather can be really unpredictable. It's pouring now. You see what I mean?

Sunday, 10 March 2013

A picture of newton at IUCAA.

A picture of newton at IUCAA.

Exams

It is Sunday and exams start on Tuesday. I feel I have studied but one thing I have learnt this year is that I can never be too sure.
The final exams are always a source of tension. Everyone is so engrossed in their work that no one can even speak a word. That is what makes me feel lonely as well as nervous. However, I do have certain constant companions.
No, not homo sapiens, but the majestic celestial stars.
I admit it is weird, but I sometimes talk to stars. It is almost like talking to a friend, but this friend just listens and does not react. It is a bit like people talking to their teddy bears.
On a happier note, here's a pic of the t shirt I painted yesterday.

Saturday, 9 March 2013

FAQ

Happy belated Women's Day!
Here comes quite a long post. Let me explain the History behind this post.
 
Now, on 28th February, IUCAA held its open house day. I went there after school and there was a Q/A session with Jayant Narlikar (don't mind the spelling) and a few other well known people. I noted down a few questions and their answers and shortened them to one-liners for lazy people. Here they are.
 



Why wasn’t there previous warning of the Russian meteor?
 There are many meteors in space. It is not possible to keep an eye on every rock that comes near earth.


Why do planets not fall down?
 There is no up or down in space.


Which is the biggest star?
 Eta Carinae, it is in the last stages of its life. It is casting off its layers so there is no definite border of the star.


Does the moon have solstice and equinox?
 Yes, just like the sun that has it yearly, the moon has it monthly.


Why was the big bang theory denied?
 It is not accurate, it is an assumption based on the current state of the universe.


What if an earth like planet had a day of 50 hours?
 Just like on Antarctica, the people would stretch the length of their day gradually so that it corresponds.


Is an ant attracted by a tall building due to gravity?
 Yes, every object has gravity however the force would be almost negligible.


How do you imagine the big bang time?
 According to calculations, all values at that time were infinite. This is also called singularity.


What is the use of astrophysics in our life?
 All elements around us, in us were made in stars. It is the study of our environment on a large scale.


Can God and science go hand in hand?
 It depends, if God was the answer to all questions then we would not have inquisitive spirits.


Formation of life with few equations?

 
There have been attempts, but life is too complex.


 
 Hope you enjoyed them.