Articles by Surabhi Joshi

  • Photography: A Final Glimpse

    This article is part three of Surabhi Joshi’s featured series on the history of photography. Check out Part 1: The Early Days and Part 2:...

  • Photography: The Later Years

    This article is part two of Surabhi Joshi’s featured series on the history of photography. Check out Part 1: The Early Days. By the early...

  • Photography: The Early Days

    This article is part one of Surabhi Joshi’s featured series on the history of photography. Check out Part 2: The Later Years. Taken for granted...

  • Words of scientific wisdom

    Inspiration can be sought in unlikely places. Observing the way work was carried out by the meat packers of Chicago motivated Henry Ford to develop...

  • Embracing Our Cosmic Insignificance

    Life. Some find it too short. Others find it too long. Others find it too long and intentionally shorten their life story (or that of...

  • Mathematics and its Infinite Wonders

    There are many of us who haven’t had the most pleasant of experiences with mathematics. It is a subject dreaded by many. Many avoid numbers...

  • The Future of Wearable Gadgets

    Tablets and smartphones are everywhere. It is hard not to be linked to your email 24/7 if you own an iPhone, a BlackBerry, or an...

  • In Praise of Resonators

    Resonators, as the name suggests, are devices that display the property of resonance. They oscillate at their natural frequencies at which the amplitudes are much...

  • Chaos Theory

    Ever wondered why we can predict events in the solar system pretty accurately, why tides are easier to predict, why Halley could accurately anticipate the...

  • Modest size, monumental impact

    by Surabhi Joshi and Sherman Hung Richard Feynman, considered the father of nanotechnology, once said that “there’s plenty of room at the bottom.” One can understand his...