Different scales. Different forces

There is a very interesting discussion on Physics StackExchange on how long a straw can Superman suck from. After a lot of sophisticated calculus, the forum seems to conclude the answer is 15 m. This got me curious to ask a different question. If it is so hard to suck water to a greater heights,Continue reading “Different scales. Different forces”

Journey of ‘Black’ and ‘White’

My kids think it’s never a good idea for me to attend PTMs. My wife thinks it’s payback time. I am beyond thinking it’s good or bad. My children feel I am too philosophical and not very useful in resolving ‘real‘ issues like who sits next to them. My wife on the other hand hasContinue reading “Journey of ‘Black’ and ‘White’”

What if time is neither linear nor absolute?

This is not a quantum physics discussion. I neither understand quantum physics fully nor do I want to sound more deeper than I am by (mis)using esoteric concepts out of context. If you are interested in a beautiful discussion on physics and philosophy of time, I highly recommend you read this book called The orderContinue reading “What if time is neither linear nor absolute?”

What about the rebels and washouts?

Rahul sat through another argument in the weekly catch-up. This time he didn’t want to break the fight. He just sat back with a blank look. It was like a movie he had seen many times before, yet was watching it once again at 11:30 PM in the night on TV. Harsh and Ganesh startedContinue reading “What about the rebels and washouts?”