[NaPoWriMo Poetry- 3] “If I can, I will”

If I can escape this morbidity of mind, I will flee to the mountains of creativity, drench under the shower of zest, till salvation can find.   If I can surrender from this race, I will catch my breathe of life, spectate and not partake, end the fear of failure, that I face.   If …

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Mathematics education in India

The whole idea of Science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking and  mathematics lies at its roots. It would be hard to find a better tool to  demonstrate  and understand the working of the scientific intellect other than mathematics. India with its strong mathematical tradition , maybe expected to produce excellence in …

[Interview] Trash to toys: redefining science education

  "Work while you play and play while you work". Arvind Gupta is an Indian toy inventor, science expert and science communicator. He gained popularity in the 90s for his  show in Doordarshan's kid's programme "Tarang" , which went on to define childhood for most of us. He developed low-cost science teaching aids and scientific toys …

DANGER OF PSEUDOSCIENCE

  #STANDPOINT 1 In a speech at the 106th Indian Science Congress, Andhra University Vice Chancellor G. Nageshwar Rao said that the Kauravas of the Mahabharata were test tube babies,born due to stem cell technologies and that India possessed  missile technology thousands of years ago. Such a statement is both historically as well as scientifically …