By joining National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Jha’s career acquired the right direction and focus at the most opportune moment – he would go on to become a truly successful, and much decorated, aerospace scientist.
Explaining science, understanding technology
Bimal Roy’s personal integrity is complete and unimpeachable
This long chat with India’s ace psephologist Rajeeva Karandikar provides fascinating insights on the model and the method that he uses to make his poll predictions on the CNN-IBN news channel.
We got it right with Phailin, but numerical weather prediction will always pose a formidable challenge.
He was a raconteur extraordinaire, a gifted writer and always charming, witty and adorable.
My 2002 tribute to an eminent food scientist who became a sort of friend.
Madhav Gadgil talked of the splash of colour on a butterfly’s wings, its splendid vision and its many enemies and friends … there was even a poem lamenting the fact that the butterfly “will never master the art of flying straight”.