The God Equation

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Well, that was a good afternoon’s read! There are four fundamental forces of physics at work in the universe: the strong (nuclear) force, the weak force, the electromagnetic force, and the gravitational force. So far no one has been able to unify the mathematics governing these four forces. It was Albert Einstein that started the search for a ‘theory of …

Early Indians

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Continuing my Easter reading binge – this book by Tony Joseph is fascinating. It combines DNA research with archaeology and linguistics to trace the roots of modern India – with some very surprising results. Short version: isn’t immigration wonderful, and today’s pop-nationalism a pain! India’s first Homo Sapiens came from Africa (65,000 BCE, just like the rest of the world). …