Black Holes & Possibilities

Reading about some new findings from research on black holes, courtesy a renewed interest in astronomy last week. The fertility of conversations leave me awestruck at times. This piece is prose and science communication in turns.  As detailed in a report published last week in Physical Review Letters, observers entering certain kinds of theoretical black holes [...]

Millennials in renunciation

The familial ties that bind these people will hold for only a few more hours. The closest kin are called forward to strip the renunciants of worldly possessions—each piece of jewellery is removed and tucked away. Not a single face betrays nerves or reluctance. There are only loose, uncontained grins. Not surprising. Reading this from [...]