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Milton van Dyke Award at APS-DFD 2015

Just got an email that my video submission won the Milton van Dyke award at the American Physical Society’s 68th Annual Division of Fluid Dynamics meeting in Boston. Unfortunately I couldn’t make it to the meeting this year due to personal reasons, but I am thrilled to be selected, specially given Milton van Dyke’s long […]

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Copepod egg sac and meta-learning post with foldscope

This is a meta learning post of how the foldscope contributes to my learning and growth, which I felt was worth sharing. From the same Hopkins trip where I found the nudibranch eggs, I also was able to find Copepods swimming in the ocean water sample. I took two videos exactly and couldn’t make head […]

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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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Dhobi ka kutta.. Neither here, nor there.

For me, music has been the easiest way of prepping myself up. To start any activity, requires an activation energy. And music helps me overcome that barrier. Whether is going to the gym, or heading in to the lab for setting up a long experiment – once you plug-in those headphones, music guarantees to take […]

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