Does gravity always work?….

We all have wondered at some point of time what would happen if there was no gravity around us, how would various things operate and how we would live. However, experiencing this is highly improbable unless you are floating in outer space. This because of the “law of gravity” which in simple terms state that any two bodies in the universe will attract each other irrespective of their nature. So no matter what you will be pulled down by the Earth. This law was given by Isaac Newton and has…

How to become a millionaire…

Well do you own a pencil? If not then get ready to buy a truck load of it after reading this article because you are most certainly going to become a millionaire if not a billionaire with almost zero investment. Pencil “lead” is made up of an allotrope of carbon called graphite. Well graphite in our pencil is stacked up in hexagonal layers and is quite thick (at an atomic-scale, at least). This helps us to write smoothly and effectively on paper. However when this several atom thick layer reduces…

How to get to the moon, well almost…..

All of us have surely gazed at the stars, or even the moon, at night and wished that we could be there. However, as we grew up we realised that it was almost impossible to do so unless you were like a crazy genius scientist or a billionaire who is willing to chuck his money into sending himself off to the moon. Well look no further because I have the perfect plan to do so and for almost no cost (well the trip at least!); all you need is a…

How to swat a fly?

This post is going to revolutionize your life. You ask why, huh?   How many times have you been belittled by a fly? How many times have you felt awkward while clapping randomly (actually trying to kill a fly)?   Well, no more because now you are going to have an actual solution to this problem. (Did sound awfully a lot like a commercial, anyways…..)   Flies, or more specifically houseflies (Musca domestica, just to “sciencify” things up), have troubled mankind from God knows when. The primary reason for this…

Why you don’t need an A+ to succeed….

The common misconception that most people have is that unless you excel in a subject in high school you cannot pursue this field. This is very true as many of your teachers might have told you that you are not right for the subject when you got a C or even failed, even though you wanted to learn that subject. Well here is a man who knows how to change that idea. Dr. Voevodsky formerly a gifted but restless student who flunked out of college out of boredom before emerging…