Author Archives: Akshaya Ravichandran


Emergent Gravity – Is dark matter a thing of past?

Once intuition defying, powerful and beautiful forever – the idea of bringing together relativity and quantum mechanics is worth celebrating as a creator’s intellectual masterpiece! The essential idea was to explain gravity, the epicenter of relativity in quantum mechanical terms. Dark matter was one such attempt. One of the most celebrated and widely accepted theory

Read More


Grappling with Gravity!

“This was truly a scientific moonshot, and we did it, we landed on the moon.” – Not the words of Armstrong but the new ambassador of science to common man – David Reitze executive director, LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory). Predictability is one thing in a cloud chamber where two particles collide at the end

Read More