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Shobhit Mahajan

Articles by Shobhit Mahajan

M-Theory In Two Nutshells

M-Theory In Two Nutshells

Dec 12, 2018 Shobhit Mahajan

Existence, God, the future, time travel, survival on earth—some of the oldest, and newest, queries are...

Leap Into Our Branches

Leap Into Our Branches

Oct 24, 2018 Shobhit Mahajan

Paleogenetics is evolutionary sleuthing. The way DNA sequencing throws light back into the foggy paths of...

Gloriously Sinful Are Our Ways

Gloriously Sinful Are Our Ways

Sep 19, 2018 Shobhit Mahajan

The seven deadly sins—no-go areas for us for millennia—are picked threadbare with a wealth of...

His Life, And Rocket Science

His Life, And Rocket Science

Mar 16, 2018 Shobhit Mahajan

Nambi Narayanan’s career in ISRO is also a history of that national centre of excellence. Then, there are...

Stephen Hawking Diary

Stephen Hawking Diary

Mar 16, 2018 Shobhit Mahajan

A brief history of time and a long history of fame: RIP Stephen Hawking

Like The Memory Of Yambo

Like The Memory Of Yambo

Feb 16, 2018 Shobhit Mahajan

No subject is under the radar of Eco’s voracious opinion-making. And a lightly worn erudition gathers in...

The Stars Have Cast Light

The Stars Have Cast Light

Dec 08, 2017 Shobhit Mahajan

A 100 years back, a group of American women changed astronomy. Their story, hidden under a sexist shroud, is...

Did Marie Curie Love Pink?

Did Marie Curie Love Pink?

Jul 13, 2017 Shobhit Mahajan

Society judged women’s scientific temperament harshly. This book explains the latest science—spurious and...

Behind The Golden Boughs

Behind The Golden Boughs

Jun 08, 2017 Shobhit Mahajan

Paleo-biologist Hope Jahren is at hand to show the wonder that is a tree. Among the thick foliage hangs the...

A Mercurial Orbit Laid To Rest By A Genius

A Mercurial Orbit Laid To Rest By A Genius

Mar 02, 2017 Shobhit Mahajan

An accessible book tells of Newton’s perfect theory, its sole blemish, the centuries-long search for the...

Blue Trousers And A Heavy Payload

Blue Trousers And A Heavy Payload

Dec 29, 2016 Shobhit Mahajan

K. Radhakrishnan mixes the personal and the professional admirably. But his ISRO is a sanitised one and its...

A Man Of Science, But With No Art Of Storytelling

A Man Of Science, But With No Art Of Storytelling

Dec 01, 2016 Shobhit Mahajan

The autobiography of one of our top scientists avoids scientific matters, or even the state of Indian...

An Infinity Of Questions

An Infinity Of Questions

Oct 25, 2016 Shobhit Mahajan

The more we endeavour with science, the more we realise we do not know

Weak In Math

Weak In Math

Dec 03, 2007 Shobhit Mahajan

An interesting attempt to communicate the beauty of mathematics using the medium of a novel. But there is...

A Head For Numbers

A Head For Numbers

Oct 29, 2007 Shobhit Mahajan

A fictional retelling of the life of G.H. Hardy and one of science's great romances: his discovery of...

Race To The Finish

Race To The Finish

Jul 19, 1999 Shobhit Mahajan

What Was That Bang?

What Was That Bang?

May 17, 1999 Shobhit Mahajan

Lucid answers to the eternal questions on what lies beyond