Physical Sciences Black Hole: A Peek into the Dark Perhaps the weirdest object in our universe is a black hole. Despite its peculiarity, it is extremely intriguing. Since its discovery in the 1970s it has been a red hot subject for astronomers. But what really is a black hole? What causes its creation? Such are the questions a keen mind asks. Most of us […] Written by Hanzillah Siddique 2018-09-052018-10-13 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Biography Mathematics Physical Sciences John von Neumann: The Pioneer of ‘Game Theory’ John von Neumann was one of the most influential figures of 20th century who made far-reaching contributions to the areas of mathematics, mathematical physics and economy. He was a Hungarian-American mathematician and a genius who pioneered the famous ‘Game Theory’, modern computer designing, equilibrium model of economy, and much more. He was also a key […] Written by Maliha Amin 2018-08-252018-08-27 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Physical Sciences Bitter Rivals: Hooke vs. Newton History is filled with rivalry. Be it between nations, companies, or sportsmen, rivalries exist wherever there is something to be gained. Science is no exception. Scientists have often disagreed with one another; multiple people have demanded recognition for the same theory or invention that they developed independently. Even Sir Isaac Newton, one of the greatest […] Written by Aimah Moiz 2018-08-192018-08-19 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics Physical Sciences Limiting Infinity Ever heard of Aleph-nought or the Hilbert’s Hotel and your inquisition got the better of you? Then probably you’re acquainted with infinity and have raised certain perplexing questions about it in classrooms or on math discussions forums. For example, how can you enclose infinity? Can the infinity find the ‘finitude’ somewhere? If yes, then, would […] Written by Shumail Hassan 2018-07-222018-08-09 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics Physical Sciences Equations that Rule our World Equations are made up of intricate or simple connections of numerals and variables. They are a simplified representation of a relationship which can be defined by a mathematical statement. The persistence behind the work of previous mathematicians, physicists, and philosophers in narrowing down complex relations to a sequence of symbols that we can use for […] Written by Maryam Ali 2018-06-042018-06-07 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Physical Sciences Technology How did the Telescope Originate? Telescopes are now available in a wide range (Source: Flickr) Time has changed the question from ‘if’ to ‘when’ we can inhabit another planet. It has all come down to how much time we have till we render planet Earth incapable of supporting life. Currently, the answer seems to be quite gloomy: not long. Scientists […] Written by Khanda Ommat Rasul 2018-06-032018-06-04 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Mathematics Physical Sciences Einstein- The Incomparable Genius It is often said that the greatest of ideas come from the humblest of backgrounds. The beginning of the scientific life of one of the most prolific scientists of all time did indeed start with a simple scenario. A pocket compass was gifted to him by his father when he was five years old and […] Written by Ahmed Hassan 2018-05-172018-05-17 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked

Physical Sciences The Origin and Evolution of the Wheel Technology is developing at a remarkable pace. Every “latest” technology withers away like autumn leaves and even newer tech-gadgets take its place like blossoming flowers in spring. Many complex technologies that facilitate our lives have reached their current state from humble beginnings. One of these technologies which seems pretty mundane to us today is a […] Written by Iqra Naveed 2018-05-102018-05-17 Saving Bookmark this article Bookmarked