Monthly Archives: May 2017

New scaling law predicts how wheels drive over sand

Formula could help optimize construction vehicles, military tanks, and rovers on Mars by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — When engineers design a new aircraft, they carry out much of the initial testing not on full-sized jets but on model planes that have been

Admissions for postgraduate studies now open at Pearl Academy

Announces new initiatives like incubation center to boost entrepreneurship. Scholarships for meritorious students. Launches new school of ‘Media and Journalism’ New Delhi: Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, creative businesses and media announced that it has commenced its admission process for its Post Graduate pathway

Wait and What?

James E Ryan’s ‘Wait, What?: And Life’s Other Essential Questions’ tells us about how to find true wisdom. Don’t think too much, it comes from asking the right questions Penned down by the eleventh dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, James E. Ryan,

World Hunger Day was special for Divya S Iyer IAS!

This is why the people of Kerala love the young and dynamic civil servant, Divya S Iyer IAS. The doctor- turned IAS officer, now the Sub collector of Thiruvananthapuram district, was in lime light for many of her socio-political interactions. Now she has been in

Conch shells may inspire better helmets, body armor

Three-tiered structure of these impact-resistant shells could inspire better helmets, body armor by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The shells of marine organisms take a beating from impacts due to storms and tides, rocky shores, and sharp-toothed predators. But as recent