Monthly Archives: December 2011

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Written on Dec, 21, 2011 by in | Leave a comment
Author with wife & son at the famous Rameswaram Temple, South India

My journey of hopes and dreams of finding a God fell in ruins around me. It was like the Spanish conquistadors of the sixteenth century, who set off to find El Dorado – the mystic city of gold in South America. They never found it. It had perhaps, been started upon false tracts. What began as a noble spiritual journey …

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Written on Dec, 13, 2011 by in | Leave a comment

At last, scientists are nearer to finding the beginning of the universe without God. On Wednesday December 14 2011 scientists working on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva revealed the conclusive evidence of their finding of the Higgs boson – the mysterious subatomic particle neutrino and there are hopes the findings could be confirmed next year. The …

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Written on Dec, 03, 2011 by in | Leave a comment
Surface of the Earth

I learnt in school that the most of the Earth’s surface (70%) is covered with water, and the remaining 30% is taken up by the seven continental landmasses. However, underneath the water that fills the oceans and the landmass, the Earth’s surface layer – crust is made of rock. As the earth cooled down 4.5 billion years ago, the Eath surface …

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Written on Dec, 01, 2011 by in | Leave a comment

On the enduring human question, where did we come from, NASA puts it in this way: “Knowing where we come from means understanding how the great chain of events unleashed after the Big Bang culminated in us and in everything we observe today.” “It is the story of our cosmic roots, told in terms of all that precedes us: the …

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Written on Dec, 01, 2011 by in | Comments Off on THE REAL SEARCH FOR LIFE ON MARS BEGINS
Rocks on the surface of Mars. Photo: courtesy NASA Phoenix Lander 2008

On the enduring human question of where did we come from NASA puts it in this way: “Knowing where we come from means understanding how the great chain of events unleashed after the Big Bang culminated in us and in everything we observe today.” “It is the story of our cosmic roots, told in terms of all that precedes us: …

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