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James Webb Space Telescope

Peering into the Universe’s Depths Article by Rumeshika Kanagaraj, 2nd Year Undergraduate The James Webb Space Telescope stands as the beacon of humanity’s relentless quest to unravel the mysteries of the cosmos. Positioned as the successor to the venerable Hubble Telescope, it represents a leap forward in our ability to observe and understand the universe. […]

14 වන විශ්වය

The 14th Universe: Experiment status – Highly Classified A Science Fiction by Yasiru Chandira, 1st Year Undergraduate, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo දිනය – 2040 / 2 / 15වේලාව – මධ්‍යම රාත්‍රියට ආසන්නස්ථානය – ආර්ක්ටික් භූ විද්‍යා පර්යෙීීීශන මධ්‍යස්ථානය Views: 65

A Spectacular Journey Seeking Phenomenal Exploits: Delta-v Space Navigation

As the days pass by, science and technology are escalating at breakneck speed, giving a world of wonders that humans never ever even thought of or even imagined centuries ago. This development is evidently an enormous and rather influential one, in which the whole of humankind, one day, would be able to conquer the space, […]

A Daring Feat Of Speculative Fiction – Neal Stephenson’s ANATHEM

“Welcome to a world that only Neal Stephenson could create: math as religion! Amidst a tumult of squabbling, consumerist societies stand a handful of monastic enclaves where logic and science are sacred. When the entire planet is threatened, order and chaos make very strange bedfellows. Anathem is a cerebral romp!” Hap Houlihan, The Morris Book […]

A Scientific Excursion through Cosmic Time and Origin

Penned in the year 1977, the Pulitzer Prize-winning book for General Non-fiction, The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence, is a great reading adventure on the introspection into the evolution and nature of human intellect and animal brain. The author of this work, Carl Edward Sagan, is an American astronomer who […]

Hidden Figures: Not Hidden Anymore

Nominated for “Best Picture” in the 2017 Academy Awards (Oscars), “Hidden Figures” was a major box-office success in 2017. It is a screenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi based on the book of the same title by Margot Lee Shetterly. ‘Hidden Figures” is far from yet another mere title. It depicts three veiled components […]

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