The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets

Physicist, science writer, and the scourge of pseudo-scientific quackery, Simon Singh delivered an entertaining and informative talk at Char Bagh on the hidden scientific and mathematical jokes one can find in episodes of the famous American TV show, The Simpsons. Before we entered the world of the stateless city of Springfield, Simon Singh delivered a short, highly entertaining presentation on… Read more »

Black Holes, Worm Holes And Time Machines: Jim Al Khalili, Moderated By Marcus Du Sautoy

Literature has been fascinated for decades with stories about the depths of space and time, bringing life to subjects that most of us would never credit as actually existing in the realms of material reality. We all know that the magic of books allows us to travel into the future, but can we turn science… Read more »

The Art And Politics Of Science: Dr. Suman Sahai In Conversation With Dr. Harold Varmus

Nobel Laureate in the field of medicine, Dr. Harold Varmus referred to himself as ‘a bit of an anomaly’ at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival because he is a scientist at a literature festival. But he conceded that he must be a writer too, because he had a book under his name. The Nobel Laureate spoke about why he… Read more »