Manoj Pandey* Caution: This is a rather long article. Partly because there is so much to discuss on this topic and partly because many passages from research documents and quotes from knowledgeable persons...
Manoj Pandey* The dark web creates different types of images among people, based on their broad understanding of how internet and World Wide Web work. The name itself conjures up pictures of something dark,...
Manoj Pandey* I have taken the liberty to generalize some concepts for the sake of simplicity. Puritans may please forgive me for that. As we often do in this column,...
Manoj Pandey* The provocation for this article is many social media comments claiming that electric vehicles are totally pollution-free,  or stating that total replacement of petrol and diesel with ethanol is the only way...
In our series on Myths Under the Lens, you have already read the article on numerology “Is numerology a science or myth”. This time the same author MK dwells into the origins of zero which is believed...
Vaccines are being released against Coronavirus by many drug companies. There are many who doubt their efficacy or safety. Some have religious or ethical questions in mind. Let us clear the fog around Covid 19 vaccination.
Manoj Pandey* A possible asteroid collision comes up in the media now and then. An image of catastrophe is created in public minds in which a huge crater is created, the earth shakes,...
Organic food production is literally much more full of muck (and that is good for nature) than the conventional one. Whether organic foods are healthier, however, is debatable. This piece tries to put together the available details...
Manoj Pandey* In our series “Myths Under the Lens” we publish articles scrutinizing subjects that agitate our minds. In this article, MK examines the perennially unresolved issue of extraterrestrial life.
Manoj Pandey* All higher animals need water. Scientists say, it is because all land animals have evolved from primitive sea animals. So, we swim in watery fluids when we are in the mother's...

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