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Is a science geek, currently pursuing some sort of a degree (called a PhD) in Physics at TIFR, Mumbai. An enthusiastic but useless amateur photographer, his most favourite activity is simply lazing around. He is interested in all things interesting and scientific.

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A Million Monkeys Recreate Shakespeare; Weasels Do A Better Job, Says Dawkins

Monkeys recreate Shakespeare, or are expected to do so! Dawkins claims that his weasels can do an even better job. It’s all probability! Makes no sense? Read this story written by an ape to make some sense.

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Once, the world’s most powerful accelerator, Tevatron is now overshadowed by the super-powerful LHC. However, it has been the mainstay for the physics community for 25 years. An emotional tribute.

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Slice of History: Digitized Dead Sea Scrolls Now Available Online, Thanks to Google

Five of the many dead sea scrolls have been digitized and put online, thanks to Google. Now you can read the most significant find of the 20th century sitting at home.

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An increase in the Sunspot activity has triggered a massive Solar Flare. This has interfered with communications and is also the cause for brilliant auroras.

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Fermilab’s own experiment MINOS had shown the same effect as OPERA shows i.e. they had detected faster-than-light neutrinos. The data was however discarded. Now they’ll take another look at it, to see if they can verify OPERA’s claim.

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There was an explosion in Beunos Aires, but the cause is unknown. Locals report a ‘ball of fire from the sky’. Was this a meteor strike? We don’t know.

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With all the buzz about the faster-than-light neutrinos detection news from CERN, we take a closer look at the facts. What is really going on? Are the CERN results trustworthy? And what about physics, if this turns out to be true?

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There is an Android app which lets you track the giant falling satellite. For the ultra-paranoid, there is also insurance against falling debris!

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CERN claims to have detected particles faster than the speed of light, Neutrinos have been detected breaching the ultimate speed barrier. Is this really true? The implications for physics might be huge.

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The chances of you being hit by the falling NASA Satellite are really slim. So don’t worry about that bus-sized spacecraft. If you’re lucky enough, enjoy the light show instead.

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A new theory explains the collapse of the towers along with the seen explosions that have formed the basis of conspiracy theories. The new simpler explanation punches a gaping hole in these hypotheses.

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Typhoon Roke Has Hit Japan! Initial reports indicate four dead. Winds of 100 mph speed continue ploughing inland towards the cities of Fukushima and Tokyo.

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Another disaster is heading Japan’s way and it’s Typhoon Roke.

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A book on evolution meant for children could not be published in the US due to religious apologists. It has, however, won an award in Canada. A personal take on the Creation-Evolution ‘debate’.

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CERN opens its door to non-European nations and Israel is the first to be admitted. This is more than just science – it’s building friendships.

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