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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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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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Of Kepler, Galileo and the Sky’s Dark Labyrinth

It is no surprise to people who know me, that I am quite ignorant about history and geography, among other things. If you were to ask me what century Galileo lived in, I couldn’t tell you (16th – 17th). The possibility that Galileo and Kepler lived during the same time period and on the same continent, […]

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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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