Solving Ramanujan’s Puzzling Problem

Consider a sequence of functions as follows:- $ f_1 (x) = \sqrt {1+\sqrt {x} } $ $ f_2 (x) = \sqrt{1+ \sqrt {1+2 \sqrt {x} } } $ $ f_3 (x) = \sqrt {1+ \sqrt {1+2 \sqrt {1+3 \sqrt {x} } } } $ ……and so on to $ f_n (x) = \sqrt {1+\sqrt{1+2 \sqrt {1+3 \sqrt {\ldots \sqrt {1+n…

CV Raman, Raman Effect on Raman Spectroscopy and Raman Scattering

Chandrasekhar Venkat Raman Chandrasekhar Venkat Raman, also known as Sir CV Raman, was a Physicist, Mathematician and a Nobel Laureate. Venkat (his first name) was a Tamil Brahmin and was the second of the eight children of his parents. He was born at Thiruvanaikaval, near Tiruchirappalli on 7th November 1888. He was the second of their eight children. His father was…

Scientific Temper in Indian Students

Read these two facts: There are 49 billionaires in India. There are 73 Nobel Laureates in MIT. I have heard people talking about the quality of education in India. Everyone assumes that it is in poor condition. Then what? Who made this “condition”? In 2009, V. Ramakrishnan won a chemistry Nobel & he became a superstar. And A few days…

Environment Initiatives : Few Good Steps for a Happier Future

Our earth is at a very crucial stage. From this position, only we can make sure that where would our future go? Few Authorities and Initiatives are trying their most to save our earth & environment. INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FORESTS 2011 The United Nations declared the year 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness and strengthen the…

Cloud Computing

Intro The much talked about Cloud Computing promises to change the way Information Technology People look at delivering IT and the way business people perceive it. This one is now a general and important part of IT. Why is “Cloud” connected to Computing?$ The name cloud computing was inspired by the cloud symbol that’s often used to represent the Internet…

Green Technology – Why it is the time to be Green?

What is the Need of Clean Technology? Why Not? There is a desperate need to meet the challenges caused by climate change and environmental degradation. In the past, it was the entrepreneurial spirit that contributed most to the innovations with far-reaching benefits. Besides, scientists from outside the industry innovated technologies like steam power, the railways, telegraph, radios and telephone, petroleum,…

Touch Screen Systems

A typical touchscreen input system is basically an input device like a mouse or trackpad. If counting as a definition, a touch screen is a computer display screen that is sensitive to human touch, allowing a user to interact with the computer by touching pictures or words on the screen. How? A touchscreen system is made up of a touch…

Elementary Particle Physics

Particle physics is the study of Particles, from what everything is made of. In this section of physics we study the fundamental particles that make up all of matter, and their mutual interaction. Everything around us is made up of these particles, you may say, made up of fundamental building blocks of nature. So, what are these building blocks? In…

10 Most Endangered Rivers

A report from World Wild Fund For Nature lists following Rivers as the most endangered rivers.   1.Salween, Nujiang or Nu River Location: Shared by China, Myanmar and Thailand. It flows from the Tibetan Plateau. Major Threat: Dams made on it. 2. La Plata Location: It crosses five countries in South America. Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay & Bolivia. Major Threat:…

Introduction to the Universe

Stars Universe is vast and amazing. There are many millions of trillions of stars in the sky, most of them being bigger than our sun. Stars account for 98% of the matter in a galaxy. The rest of 2% consists of interstellar or galactic gas & dust in a very attenuated form. The normal density of interstellar gas throughout the…

HTML Codes for Mathematical Symbols and Signs. A tool for Science bloggers

What is it? HTML codes are very important for bloggers and are must for Science bloggers. With the help of it, they can enhance their blog by decorating the articles. Mathematical signs and symbols are extremely important to post a perfect article. Here is a concise list of signs/symbols general used. Important! Symbol are used by inputing &; . Not…