May 18, 2022

Chess books are a great source of information and are definitely very important for chess players of all levels. Although the quality of the books vary as they do in any genre, there have been a few that have endured through the years and prove to be both educational and entertaining for those who study

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May 17, 2022

What do you love about teaching? I love the relationships you form with the students and the students’ expressions once they learn or discover new information. Tell us about some of your achievements I am sure many teachers would agree with me that completing every school day is an achievement. Jokes aside, when students achieve

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May 17, 2022

What do you love about teaching? When I teach someone something and see their satisfaction and joy, I really get excited. This excitement doubles when I do it for those who are in economically poor conditions and through my teaching, their life gets elevated and they find their way to improve themselves. Tell us about

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May 16, 2022

Understanding and manipulating the polarization of light is crucial for many optical applications. Optical design frequently focuses on the wavelength and intensity of light, while neglecting its polarization. Polarization, however, is an important property of light that affects even those optical systems that do not explicitly measure it.  The polarization of light affects the focus

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May 16, 2022

You might be familiar with the term LASER. We come across this term at many places such as laser printers, laser surgery etc. There is one more similar term called MASER. Do you know the difference between these two? What is MASER? Maser full form Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Radiation was introduced by the two

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May 13, 2022

Electricity is one of the most important blessings that science has given to mankind. It has also become a part of modern life and one cannot think of a world without it. Electricity has many uses in our day to day life. It is used for lighting rooms, working fans and domestic appliances like using

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May 13, 2022

You might have come across two words – ‘Electric Shock‘ and ‘Electrocute’. Do you think these words mean the same thing? The truly shocking reality is the terms ‘electrocuted’ and ‘shocked’ are not synonymous terms. Let’s understand the difference between electric shock and electrocution. What is Electric Shock? An electric shock is one that involves

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May 12, 2022

Even though chess is said to have originated from the game “Chaturanga” played in India, the country has been slow to produce world class chess players. The first Indian who earned his International Master was Manuel Aron in 1961. But it was Viswanathan Anand, the five-time world champion, who single-handedly revolutionized the game in India.

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May 10, 2022

Birds are capable of extraordinary behavioral feats, from solving complex puzzles to tool making. There may be good reasons for that. A new study shows that, pound for pound, birds pack more neurons into their small brains than mammals, including primates. Birds can manufacture tools, cache food, plan for the future, pass the mirror test,

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May 10, 2022

Flight has always fascinated humans. We’ve admired from afar how these feathered creatures can take off seemingly effortlessly. While birds may seem similar, evolution has equipped them in unique ways for the survival of the fittest. A closer look at these animals reveals several wing adaptations that are a reflection of a species’ biology, feeding

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