I was in Sydney recently so I thought I should visit Sydney Observatory..too bad it was closed. Good part about Sydney sky is that despite of so many lights, you can still clearly see the southern cross or the crux. In the southern hemisphere, the Southern Cross used to be probably the most important constellation in old times, as sailors used it and the pointers to determine location of the south pole.
I recently published Science Cat Vol 1, which is a comic about a cat regarded highly in field of science. The comic made rounds at several blogs, but the one posted by Will Mackie-Jenkins over at Dose.com really gets the best out of it. I found the commentary very amusing and hilarious, even though I created the comic, I couldn’t help share it again. Check it out here. I’m sure you will have a good time with Prof Cat again.. Cheers! M Update: Seems like the link is no more valid..I will try to find the correct link and put it […]
Last weekend, I got to visit ArtScience Museum in Singapore, which had put up an exhibition to showcase and celebrate works of Leonardo da Vinci . This exhibition explores the legacy of history’s most well-known artist and scientist, Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian Renaissance artist, architect, scientist, engineer, mathematician, designer, and musician. He is widely believed to be one of the greatest painters of all time, and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived. From his iconic paintings, which include the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, to his groundbreaking […]
Nerds who made America Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943) was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and a futurist, best known for his work in AC electrical supply system, wireless technology, X-Ray, electrical motor, radio and directed energy. Tesla was renowned for his achievements and showmanship, eventually earning him a reputation in popular culture as an archetypal “mad scientist”. His work on death ray weapon, wireless energy transmission and free energy invite a lot of controversy till date. Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist, who migrated to USA in 1933 and became […]