Recently, a mysterious planet Nine was hypothesized to linger about in the outskirts of our solar system. Even with our most sophisticated equipment, we had largely been oblivious to its presence. But, deep theoretical evidence based upon the gravitational perturbations caused in the outer regions of the solar system that confirm predictions and account for […]Read more "Planet Nine and the Obliquity of the Solar System"
Today marks a very important day indeed as it would have been Carl Sagan’s 84th birthday. I did not grow up with Carl Sagan and therefore did not experience much of the cosmic influence that he was able to engender concurrently. But, indeed, Sagan’s timeless classic words still continue to reverberate in and ring through […]Read more "In Memory of Carl Sagan 1934 – 1996"
Quite wonderfully, I had the chance to visit the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto a few weeks ago. The amazing museum boasts more than 6 million artifacts and about 40 galleries of art, archaeology, and natural science. Being the science enthusiast that I am, I went straight to the dinosaur exhibit (half real, half produced). […]Read more "Dinosaurs & Mars Rocks!"
There is no denying it: climate change is a serious global problem that warrants an urgent action on our part. It is arguably the most profound problem that our planet currently faces and that the consequences of which seem to be gravely underestimated and misunderstood by many. It is a topic that has engendered much […]Read more "It is not acceptable to promote irrational thinking about climate change"