Archive | 2013

A complete story.

I consider myself an experimentalist. It’s interesting I think that because both my published papers are on numerical simulations. But I think like an experimentalist and I aspire to be one. However, there is a subtle interest I’ve noticed. Just doing blind experiments is not satisfying to me. Lately, I’ve been trying to understand the […]

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Over the 25 hill.. on a reflective note

Even though time may have passed linearly, my memory of it is non-linear. For the first sixteen years or so of my life, I have one or two memories. Apparent growth seemed to be almost zero. And then development started its upward incline. An exponential burst. An explosion of activities – college, relationships, adventures, failure. […]

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Measuring the world

Recently I have been reading science fiction books. Not the Isaac Asimov types, but fictional stories which are loosely based on scientists. The Sky’s Dark Labyrinth Trilogy was an excellent series with stories about Kepler, Newton, Galileo and Einstein. Another book which I’ve just finished is Measuring the World, which portrays the lives of Gauss […]

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A year to improve as a scientist

I had decided earlier in this year, that 2013 would be a year dedicated to research and improving as a scientist. I spent the first two years at Stanford focusing on various activities – traveling, running, triathlon, blogging etc. Lately, I’ve realized that it’s time for me to take a year and focus on my […]

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