Archive for October 2009

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Butterfly

The number of butterflies in Delhi is reducing, a recent newspaper report said. No surprise, given the pollution levels. I captured for my kids what they may not be able to see, but is this enough?

Religion = Science

Religion = Science

There are many groups of people which claim that there is a disconnect between science and religion. I do not however see any disconnect – I will start from a scientist’s point of view. Albert Einstein did not believe in God. However, attributing to quantum mechanics he did say “God does not play dice.” He [...]

Orange flowers

Orange flowers

I don’t know the name of this flower, but it has been my favourite since childhood. As a kid, I used to ask my father to get me these flowers. He would leave some behind, before leaving for office. After coming home from school, the first thing I would do is to find the flowers [...]

Karwa Chauth

The festival of Karwa Chauth is being celebrated today – females keep fast for the well being of the husband. Like many other brahminical practices, this has also entered Sikhism. The creator created food to nourish the body. It does not please Him for us to forsake food – remember, an empty stomach cannot remember [...]

Heart

Heart

I used HSB Grapher to create a graph for the Heart curve (not the more well known cardiod, this is a different curve): x = sin(t)*cos(t)*ln(abs(t)) y = (abs(t)^0.3)*sqrt(cos(t)) Thereafter, I creatively photoshopped it as below: Nice, isn’t it? [Hardeep is out of station, this post was prerecorded]