Don’t judge the best science journalists in India after having read only the worst science journalism.
The worst kinds of science stories are those that get facts wrong – and then those that report null results wrong.
The results are relevant for future lander-probes to Titan – and to understand the surface chemistry of the only other body in the Solar System known to have liquids on its surface.
Calling scientists as a community ‘lazy’ is to abdicate the responsibility to make it easier for them to enjoy the fruits of their labours.
Clockwork theory has been revived and reformulated by scientists from CERN to solve a difficult problem at the heart of particle physics.
New studies of Saturn’s moon Titan should make it more familiar – but the more we learn about it, the more outlandish Titan gets.
Is it so hard to consider the possibility that we might get a better sense of ISRO’s activities if we did not keep comparing it to those of other space agencies?
If an Indian company has to beat them, then it has to be PaaS-like with its offering to grow, with better security and UX.
Making people anxious even to ask honest questions, and robbing them of the opportunity to respectfully disagree, isn’t good for science.
It’s fun to think about the implications of a film’s antagonists being modelled after a phenomenon I’ve often read/written about but never thought about that way.
An award of the Indian Science Congress has become subverted into becoming an instrument of negotiation for political agents: “You let me interfere in your duties, I will give you a fancy-sounding award”.