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Nobel Prize 2016 -- Seminar & Dinner with Michael Kosterlitz

Yesterday, APCTP organized a special lecture and dinner with professor Michael Kosterlitz and his wife Berit Kosterlitz.

Michael’s shown the contributions that led him to the Nobel prize in 2016. 99 more words



“With great power comes greater responsibilities” that’s from Superman (the first movie, I think!!),

But it is the truth!!! The kind of truth some of us don’t want to hear. 494 more words

The Only Thing That Doesn't Change Is Change

“The Only Thing That Doesn’t Change Is Change”

written: 20/04/2017

I’d like to say that things remain the same, forever bound in its youthful pose. Even the ugly facets of the Universe would emanate the utmost beauty, for it could not aspire to anything different. 209 more words

Water on Mars

It’s not for the first time, but its different this time

NASA generated quite a bit of buzz in recent days with the apparent

discovery of flowing water on Mars. 1,235 more words


The solar system gets a new planet-Planet-X !!

The solar system appears to have a new ninth planet.  Two well known researchers from the California Institute of Technology, Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin have found evidences in the outer solar system of an object that could be a real ninth planet, Plant-X. 1,106 more words


#2 - Hilbert - Einstein action - Part 2

Now we compute . First, the Riemann tensor has the following definition:

so 52 more words

General Relativity