“Hey life, you take the breath out of me…”


Reading time: 1 min 42 sec (Contributed by an anonymous author who doesn’t want to reveal his identity.) Dear friend,That moment of bliss when you become one with your surroundings, you lose even the tiniest bit of importance in the grand scheme of things. Your existence no longer matters when you learn the answer to the eternal question, ” Why is there something rather than … Continue reading “Hey life, you take the breath out of me…”

How religion bends our thinking ability?


Reading time: 4 min 35 sec A few days back, I was in a friendly debate with one of my best friends. As usual, it was about the existence of God. He made this statement, ‘”Our eyes have a limitation in seeing objects. It can’t see smaller things beyond an extent. Our ears are also limited so that we can only hear in the frequency … Continue reading How religion bends our thinking ability?

On the uncertainty of explanations: Religion vs Science


  Reading time: 1 min 24 sec     Once my friend, who is a believer of a set of religious rules, said “I don’t believe in science because it says something now and it says something else later. It’s so uncertain.”   I replied “Hold on a second. So you believe in statements which never change? Good… And do you even bother to think … Continue reading On the uncertainty of explanations: Religion vs Science

cbsPlot: A Matlab standalone application.


CBSPLOT: A Matlab GUI Standalone Application for Windows to Visualize and Analyze Coherent Back Scattering (CBS) data. This application was developed accidentally. It all just happened because of a request from one of my senior research students. He needed to fit a data curve for his Coherent Backscattering experiment. I wrote a few line code in Matlab which essentially worked well for him, but then … Continue reading cbsPlot: A Matlab standalone application.

Not practical? Why?


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People sometimes say: “No. It’s just not practical. Don’t do it.”

Most of the time, these words can withdraw us from accomplishing great things by inducing the sense of impracticality. One thing these people generally forget is, whatever is “practical” today was not “practical” before. See a few examples:
Gandhi: When the entire world followed the fast and practical violent methods to get freedom, he showed how to get it through peaceful, non-violent, persistent struggle. It was easy for him to think that his techniques would never work practically.