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Make your own sky map
We live in the age of photorealism, be it for maps of the world or of the sky – it is a realism that not long ago was beyond the reach of even our vision. That is why even though … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, Life, Scientific ramblings
Tagged astronomy, globular clusters, nakShatras, nebulae, open clusters, sky, star chart, stars, variable stars
A note on Cepheid variables: reproducing the study of the periodluminosity laws
In the 13th year of our life, when the skies of our city were still tolerably dark, we observed two stars Persei (Algol) and Cephei from our balcony which faced north on every night they were visible. Thus, we reproduced … Continue reading
Posted in Scientific ramblings
Tagged astronomy, Cepheids, Classical Cepheids, distance modulus, LMC, Magellanic clouds, nebula, periodluminosity law, pulsating stars, stars, variable stars
The apparition of the Scottish surgeon
On a late summer evening, at the twilight hour, Somakhya accompanied by Lootika met Vidrum outside his home. Vidrum was supposed to show Somakhya something special he had found during a visit to the limestone excavations near his ancestral village. … Continue reading
Posted in art, Life, Scientific ramblings
Tagged anthropogenic, extinctions, fiction, ghost, ghosts, history of science, Story, tortoise, turtles
The Meru and Nārāyaṇa’s cows: Words and fractals
The fractals described herein are based on and inspired by the work of the mathematicians Rauzy, MendesFrance, Monnerot and Knuth. Some their works, especially the first of them, are dense with formalism. Here we present in simple terms the means … Continue reading
Posted in art, Scientific ramblings
Tagged complex numbers, fractal, fractals, geometry, Golden Ratio, mathematics, Narayana cow sequence, recreational geometry, recursion
Hofstadter and Nārāyaṇa: connections across space and time
The scientistphilosopher Douglas Hofstadter presents an interesting singleseeded sequence H in his book ‘Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid’. It is generated by the recurrence relation, where …(1) Working it out one can see that it takes the form: … Continue reading
Posted in art, Scientific ramblings
Tagged conic sections, conics, fractal, fractals, Geometric construction, geometry, Golden Ratio, Hofstader, mathematics, recreational geometry, recursion, sequence
Wisdom from a tag system
The case of the mathematician Emil Post, like that of several others, indicates how the boundary between mania and mathematics can be a thin one. Nevertheless, Post discovered some rather interesting things that were to have fundamental implications the theory … Continue reading
Posted in art, Scientific ramblings
Tagged Collatz, complex numbers, computation, fractal, fractals, mathematics, tag systems
A note on the cow, the horse and the chariot in the Ṛgveda
yasmai tvaṃ sukṛte jātaveda u lokam agne kṛṇavaḥ syonam  aśvinaṃ sa putriṇaṃ vīravantaṃ gomantaṃ rayiṃ naśate svasti  For whom you will make a pleasant world, O Jātavedas! as he does correct rituals for you, O Agni! He endowed with … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History
Tagged chariot, cow, holy cow, horse, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, indology, Rigveda, Veda, vedic