Jayant V. Narlikar

Jayanti V. Narlikar

Jayanti V. Narlikar

Jayant V. Narlikar

Probity begins at home

I still vividly remember this episode from my schooldays, because of the impression it left on me; impression that has been lasting as well as motivating my action.

The gender games geniuses play

Looking at the history of science and mathematics, it does not take long to appreciate how male-dominated it has been.

Challenge the ego

Considera-ble thought has gone into the question of how to make teaching interesting to the taught.

Tracing Supernova 1054

Old books and manuscripts provide a measure of the intellectual maturity of the society that produced them. Spread over centuries, they generate a credible story of the evolution of the society.

Eleven-year-old Lachimi has no time to play with friends, enjoy leisure, study or even do homework.

While not always tilting at windmills, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal continues his confrontation with the Centre, which he has accused of creating hurdles for his government and ruling the capi