Sat, May 27 2017. 11 46 PM IST
Let’s remember the sanctity of the term ‘world record’. No asterisks, no caveats, no inevitability.
Sat, May 20 2017. 10 49 PM IST
The case of Kapil Dev is a sobering example of the way great athletes sometimes end up demeaning themselves when chasing records
Fri, May 19 2017. 12 46 AM IST
Eintein’s ‘spacetime’ implies the possibility of time travel; how it would happen is a question for another time
Sat, May 13 2017. 11 33 PM IST
What does running mean to you?
Sun, May 07 2017. 03 50 AM IST
European Athletics wants world records set before 2005—when stringent drug-testing norms in athletics were implemented—to be deleted from the books. Is the move justified?
Fri, May 05 2017. 12 54 AM IST
We have learnt a lot about Saturn today via images taken by the Cassini spacecraft, which was launched in 1997 and has been orbiting the planet for 13 years now
Sat, Apr 29 2017. 11 23 PM IST
Is there a drug that will help Maria Sharapova beat Serena Williams, her nemesis of 13 years? Is there a drug that makes her more likeable to her peers in tennis?
Sat, Apr 22 2017. 11 21 PM IST
Why wait for many years to go by before pronouncing that something about the game has become a tradition?
Fri, Apr 21 2017. 12 07 AM IST
Zipf’s Law says number of times a given word appears in a large chunk of text is inversely related to its rank in the larger context
Sat, Apr 15 2017. 11 23 PM IST
Readable and possibly enthralling today, maybe, but I wouldn’t touch it tomorrow and nor would you
Fri, Apr 14 2017. 12 23 PM IST
Is space travel any different from the voyages of the past?
Sat, Apr 08 2017. 11 30 PM IST
From the gladiators of ancient Rome to lynchings in 1930s Indiana to attacks on African students in Noida