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A few months ago, I had an opportunity to take a selfie with Music Director Mr D Imman. Today, I got a chance to have a picture taken with Music Director Mr Karthik Raja (இசை அமைப்பாளர் திரு கார்த்திக் ராஜா) – who started with assisting his father, the legendary Thiru Illaiyaraja for the background scores of countless movies, before moving on to his own compositions. The occasion for the picture was the function of Dr APJ…

TEDxChennai is one of those independently organised TED events that happen around the world. This is the event’s sixth year in running in Chennai, and…

Today, VarahaMihira Science Forum had organised a talk at Tamil Virtual Academy, Chennai titled “A brief history of gravity”, delivered by Dr Satish Kumar Saravanan, Riemann Fellow of Riemann Center for Geometry and Physics. Dr Satish started with the well-known (fiction?) story of a falling apple into the lap of Newton, who went on to discover the force of Gravity. Followed this was the fictitious(?) story of Galileo dropping two balls of varying mass and…