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Nasir Ali Khan

Believing is easier than thinking. Hence so many more believers than thinkers.

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2012 the beginning of end?
2012 the beginning of end? Note : Reader's discretion advised. You often see people talking about end of the world, what is the future of humanity, where we will be after 50 years, can we predict about the future etc. Human is always anxious about knowing Read More...
LCH halted for next year
In last week there was a major setback to the giant project when section of Large Collider halted abruptly. Initially estimated to repair in two months but now authorities have decided to halt this project till next year . Cheers Nasir Ali Khan Read More...
the 'Big Bang' day
The biggest and costliest physics experiment has started , scientist from all around the world gathered in the swiss-french border to witness this feat. some people speculates the end of world because of this experiment, but this is more obsession than Read More...
First movie of 'tsunami' on Sun
Quite breath taking video and I must pay tribute to scientist and intellectuals who have contributed in this mission. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7326097.stm for more on mission guided stereos http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/5217080.stm Read More...
Arthur C Clarke: Science & Tech 'Predictions'
The imagination of the science fiction author Sir Arthur C Clarke bubbled over with ideas about the future of science, technology and human society. Here, BBC science and technology staff look at some that came true, and some that did not. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7304852.stm Read More...
Crashed probe yields Sun secrets
Scientists have measured the composition of oxygen at the birth of the Solar System. The discovery is a vital piece of data for reconstructing the evolution of our cosmic neighbourhood. Nasa's Genesis spacecraft spent more than two years collecting oxygen Read More...
Space truck set for maiden voyage
Europe is set to launch the biggest, most sophisticated spacecraft in its history. The Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) is an unmanned ship that can carry up to 7.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). Its other primary role is Read More...
Huge gas cloud will hit Milky Way
A giant cloud of hydrogen gas is racing towards a collision with the Milky Way, astronomers have announced. Dubbed "Smith's Cloud", it may set off spectacular fireworks when it smacks into our galaxy in 20-40 million years. It contains enough hydrogen Read More...
Team finds largest exoplanet yet
An international team of astronomers has discovered the largest known planet orbiting another star. more here http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6934603.stm More on exoplanets here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extrasolar_planet Cheers, Nasir Ali Read More...
The Six Billion Dollar Experiment
In the coming months the most complex scientific instrument ever built will be switched on. The Large Hadron Collider promises to recreate the conditions right after the Big Bang. By revisiting the beginning of time, scientists hope to unravel some of Read More...