Space Travelers

Space Travelers

We are all travelers whether we like it or not. The Earth rotates around its axis at 25K miles/24 = 1000 mph and screams around…

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Touching Atoms

Touching Atoms

If the atom is almost entirely empty space, then what is it that we feel when we touch a table or a rock or the…

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Big Island: Commoditizing paradise

Big Island: Commoditizing paradise

A Jekyll and Hyde of an island with one half draped in perpetually thick cloud cover and deluged by interminable showers. The other half infuriatingly…

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Meditations

Meditations

You are matter and the empty space that it chiefly is and that we all knowingly and unknowingly float in. You are the spaceship that…

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The Idea of America

The Idea of America

The following was written in the aftermath of the shooting of an unfortunate Indian engineer in Kansas by a deranged Trump supporter: The idea of…

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Leadership

Leadership

‘Over the bridge!’ cried Gandalf, recalling his strength. ‘Fly! This is a foe beyond any of you. I must hold the narrow way. Fly!’… There…

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Arrival

Artistic, thoughtful science fiction thriller with a poignant backstory (a forwardstory perhaps?). Mysterious, dark, ovoid alien craft, apparently benign, simultaneously materialize at multiple sites across…

Nawab of Cricket

Najafgarh Nawab. Maverick. Pocket rocket. Poor man’s Tendlya. Veeru dada. Sau-wag. Raving Sehwag (as in – he must be raving sehwag to try that shot)….

Proxima Centauri - so near yet so far

Proxima Centauri – so near yet so far

Stumbled upon TIME article on an Earth-like planet discovered orbiting our nearest star, Proxima Centauri, a piffling 4.2 light years away. Hair throughout body stands…

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