A Beautiful Idea: Why Explore Space?

It’s good to be home! After a week sweltering in China for work and turning into a human puddle in 80% humidity, it’s nice to be back in Delhi… where I can swelter and turn into a puddle in 70% humidity…  Anyway, my heat-woes aside, I’m kicked to be sharing this with you folks something…

Star Trek by Michael Bay?

I had recently seen the trailer for the new Star Trek movie, Star Trek: Beyond – You can see it here if you so choose: I was unsure about how to react to it – you should know that after a modestly positive reaction to the first movie in the reboot, I was quite disappointed…

God of Gravity

So… I had a strangely hilarious little exchange with someone over at Google+ (yes, I’m one of those rare animals that actually uses it!) and it made me chuckle aplenty and even made me think of something I’d not really considered before about “gravity”, the think we take so for granted. …or I could just…

Succor Punch (Short Story)

Another random little burst of fiction for you folks! This one’s a standalone story about a fist-fight and a potentially cunning plan! Who knows, if you guys like it enough, I might do a follow up so make your thoughts known in the comments! A thunderous right hand sent me teetering backward. I could feel…

[short story] Castles In The Air

“Hey! Eye’s down here!”, she said sternly, pointing down at her lithe, hourglass body. “Yes Mistress!”, nodding joyously, the little man lowered his gaze from her face and proceeded to pay homage to her amazing beauty. For her part, Tilottama laid back on the chaise-love-bed in her room. She didn’t have much choice in her…

The Fountain of Youth – IN SPACE!

This brilliant image, courtesy of NASA/ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope shows an interacting group contains several galaxies, along with a “cosmic fountain” of stars, gas and dust that stretches over 100 000 light-years. Resembling a pair of owl’s eyes, the two nuclei of the colliding galaxies can be seen in the process of merging at the…