Posts Tagged ‘science’

December 1, 2008 0

Delusions of Science (2007)

By in Blogs (Articles)

Times of India Editorial 31 January 2007 Delusions on science Rajesh Kochhar Addressing a scientific meeting in IIT Mumbai, prime minister Manmohan Singh very rightly expressed his concern “about the decline in the standards of our research work in universities and even in the IITs”. He spoke about the “disconnect between research and teaching in […]

Tags: , , ,

December 1, 2008 0

Going off balance(2006)

By in Blogs (Articles)

Going off balance Rajesh Kochhar November 21, 2006 Hindustan Times Editorial     There is an interesting scientific principle at work on the surface of the earth. Nature believes in counter-balance. Oceans are large bodies of water with low density. As if to compensate, the rocks beneath oceans are very dense. Similarly, mountains are masses […]

Tags: , , ,

November 29, 2008 0

Is studying science history? ( 2008)

By in Blogs (Articles)

Hindustan Times New Delhi (Off track) 15 May 2008   Is studying science history?   Rajesh Kochhar At the Indian Science Congress in Visakhapatnam in January, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rightly proposed that 2008 be made the year of revitalisation of science education in the country. The decline of science in India is sad because […]

Tags: , ,