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On Strings and Perspectives

This week has been really interesting. IISER Pune is hosting the eighth edition of the biennial Indian Strings Meeting. For the uninitiated, string theory is one of the many different approaches to a theory of quantum gravity (a theory which … Continue reading

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Why We Don’t Own This Planet

I remember reading an excerpt from My Family and Other Animals, probably as a fourteen year old (I eventually read the complete work last year), and wondering how fascinating it would be to spend one’s life with countless interesting animals around. My Family … Continue reading

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