Research Matters

Science Communicator = Writer + Editor [details] + Host

Portfolio as Writer, Host


Mathematics answers the biological question of which proteins participate in the mutation of bacteria[19]
Physicists and biologists have come together to develop generic mathematics.
18th January, 2021 — Writer


A new approach to film atoms and molecules vibrating inside solids[18]
Theoretical and experimental scientists have come together to watch solids vibrate.
13th January, 2021 — Writer


Fertilisers, livestock and biomass burning are spewing ammonia into the air across India[17]
Research has pinned down seasonal and geographical variation of the harmful gas and the reasons behind it.
11th January, 2021 — Writer


Efficiently cooling down systems that generate heat[16]
A PhD Thesis work has proposed efficient cooling of IC chips, photovoltaic cells, and gas turbine blades.
8th January, 2021 — Writer


A microscopic understanding of materials can widen the scope of their applications[15]
Researchers study the relationship between geometry and isotropy to enhance 3D-printing.
6th January, 2021 — Co-writer


Uranus has many mysterious rings[14]
I throw light on the mysteries of Uranus and its rings.
24th December, 2020 — Writer


What’s great about the ‘Great Red Spot’?[13]
I gather the stocks on a mysterious spot over Jupiter’s southern hemisphere.
16th December, 2020 — Writer


Nobel Prize 2020 — Episode 3: Laureates in Physics and their work[12]
I join our host Aishwarya Viswamitra to explain the works of the 2020 Physics Nobel laureates.
14th December, 2020 — Co-host


The role of women in State-led development: A story of paradoxes[11]
An anthropologist zooms into the relationship of women and the State in erstwhile Maoism affected areas.
9th December, 2020 — Writer


Finding flood risks at the village-level to facilitate decision-making[10]
Science can inform policy combat climate change hazards to flood-prone villages of India.
21st October, 2020 — Writer


Monitoring countrywide levels of air pollution[9]
I report on how Indian scientists are ramping up sites for air quality monitoring around the country.
20th October, 2020 — Writer


Novel design of magnetic channels may cut down costs of transferring electronic signals[8]
Scientists have devised a new technique to speed up processing electronic signals at significantly lower costs.
3rd October, 2020 — Writer


Liquids behave differently on curved surfaces than flat ones[7]
Scientists study the evolution of liquids on spherical surfaces. I report.
2nd October, 2020 — Writer


Decolonising climate change: The developed world is responsible for our planet’s climate crisis[6]
A new study puts the focus of the conversation on Climate Change, on Climate Justice — the lack of which is hurting our collective future.
1st October, 2020 — Writer


Technology not merely a tool in tennis, but now in the driver’s seat[5]
Research on elite tennis has remarkable social science implications. My colleague and I co-report.
18th September, 2020 — Co-writer


Digging the grave: In search of the remains of merging black holes and neutron stars[4]
Astronomers take on an exciting quest looking for electromagnetic counterparts to gravitational waves.
14th September, 2020 — Writer


Cracked: Scientists show how glass crystallises in real-time[3]
Scientists have captured crystallisation of glass, which may take thousands of years otherwise, in movies.
7th September, 2020 — Writer


Who is at the centre of a dog’s world? It’s humans more than dogs![2]
Ecologists have for the first time studied the direct interactions of humans with free-ranging dogs.
28th August, 2020 — Writer


AstroSat discovers tell-tale signs of cosmic evolution from a young, dynamic galaxy[1]
Astronomers have found a galaxy in wavelengths in which it has never been found before.
24th August, 2020 — Writer