Ankit Saxena

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Nothing Escapes From A Black Hole, And Now Astronomers Have Proof

If you collect more and more matter in a small enough volume of space, it gets harder and harder to escape from its gravitational pull. Gather enough mass there, and you’ll find that the speed you’d need to reach in order to escape is greater than the speed of light! From within that region, escape …

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The 23 hottest books of the summer, according to readers

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon; Diana Yukari/Business Insider<p>I turn to Goodreads for reading recommendations whenever I'm looking for a new book.<p>The website's …

Postulates of Quantum Mechanics

The central equation of quantum mechanics must be accepted as a postulate, as discussed in section 2.2.<p><b>Postulate 6</b>. The total wavefunction must be …

Quantum Mechanics

How to go supersonic without a boom

Breaking down the AS2 business jet<p>Until its retirement 13 years ago, the supersonic Concorde was plagued by two major problems: inefficiency and noise (the sonic booms it produced got it banned from over-land cruising). Now, heavyweights like Virgin and Airbus are planning to tackle supersonic …

15 New Indian Web Series You Should Really Be Binge-Watching By Now

Give yourself the gift of wholesome, relatable online content today.<p>India's television and film industry has long been criticised for being largely regressive. Even today, a major chunk of the shows and movies that are available to us are designed to cater to the masses. Thankfully, talented …

Forget about PokemonGo. Wizard battles are about to begin.

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I need a Captain!

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37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

Whaaaaaaat?!

Physicist explains why time travel isn't possible - Futurity

In a new book, physicist Richard Muller answers the question: Why does the arrow of time flow inexorably toward the future, constantly creating new …

NASA Admits It Is In Contact With Alien Species And Just Forgot To Mention It

Attention: Satire<p>According to reports, Trish Chamberson, an official spokesperson from NASA has confirmed the existence of extra-terrestrial life and …

23 YA Books That, Without A Doubt, You'll Want To Read This Fall

Get ready to break your wallet.

This 3D-printed lightsaber has an extra geeky twist

Bypass all that pesky lightsaber training at the Jedi Academy and find out how to build a Star Wars lightsaber hilt by using a Formlabs Form 2 3D printer, LED lights and resin materials.<p>The video "Making a 3D-printed Sith Lightsaber Kit," posted on YouTube on Wednesday by Tested, show how to build …

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Tiny Stanford invention purifies water in minutes using the sun

Is that a piece of bark in your drink? A bug, maybe? Nope. It's a tiny water-purifying tablet powered by the sun.<p>The device comes from scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University's Institute for Materials and Energy Science. It measures 1 …

Stanford University

Akinetopsia

See also: Agnosia<p><b>Akinetopsia</b> (Greek: a for "without", kine for "to move" and opsia for "seeing"), also known as <b>cerebral akinetopsia</b> or <b>motion …

Optical Glass Sculptures by Jack Storms

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Compilation of bedtime paradox

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Don't know if it's true but creepy though

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Hacksmith Industries - Bringing Fictional Projects to Life!

Pretty deep this... Choose wisely :)

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22 Summer 2016 Books You Won’t Want To Miss

Soak up these family dramas, advice column collections and near-future hijinks.<p>This summer, in addition to the obvious 2016 warm-weather pastime of drinking watermelon water while listening to “Lemonade,” we’re looking forward to reading new books! Because, although we are big proponents of couch …

10 best FPS games for Android

FPS games (first person shooters) are among the most exciting game genres out there. It is one of the most popular genres ever. Additionally, a variety of high-value games have come from it, including Halo, Call of Duty, Battlefield, Destiny, and many others. Believe it or not, there is actually a …

15 Creative Geniuses Who Found The Most Innovative Ways To Sell Alcohol

Alcoholism is like gravity. All you need is a little push. While most of us enjoy a drink every now and then, more often than not, there's a certain …

For those that need help studying right now

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Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

24 Great Jokes That Get It Done In Just One Line

Plus the occasional bonus two-liner!

27 Pictures That Might Make You Laugh For Once In Your Life

Can you get through this post without cracking a smile?

7 Things To Talk To Little Girls About Other Than Them Being Cute

"You look so pretty...erm, pretty smart that is."<p>OK, I know this sounds kind of lame, but it's a universal experience and it's not about her looks, so why not?<p>Maybe the Olympics are coming up or there's a new Pixar movie out. Surely there's some common ground to find!<p>This is an easy go-to. And …

Robin Williams guys

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Make your own AstroSat Model