Important articles from old issues

(downloadable pdf files):


  1. Opposition to new ideas in science

  1. Giordano Bruno: An everburning flame of commitment to truth and reason

  1. Rigvedic Saraswati: Myth and Reality

  1. Scientific Analysis of Qualitative Change

    1. Nature's Geometry

    1. Some questions concerning the UGC course in astrology

    1. Rivers and Floods (With Special Reference to Floods in West Bengal)

    1. Malthus' Population Theory: An Irony in the Annals of Science

    1. Physical Theory and Mathematical Formalism

    1. The New Patent Regime: A Blow against Science and Public Health

    1. The Science & Technology Policy 2003: A critical evaluation, Part 1
      The Science & Technology Policy 2003: A critical evaluation, Part 2

    1. A Scientific Analysis of the Proposed Interlinking of Rivers in India

    1. Year 2012: Will the World Really Come to an End?

    1. Nuclear Power: The Cons in the Debate

    1. Remembering Madame Curie

    1. Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray: An epitome of scientific attitude and human values

    1. Louis Pasteur---the Crusader for Truth

    1. The Transit of Venus 2012: A Celestial Spectacle

    1. Gravitational waves: Einstein's whispers from the cosmos


    Articles published on the occasion of the International Year of Physics

    1. Albert Einstein

    1. The Philosophical Foundation of Einstein's Great Scientific Activity

    1. The Special Theory of Relativity

      1. The General Theory of Relativity and the World Around Us


      Translations from the book Bibartan Juge Juge (Evolution through ages)

      1. Origin of the solar system

      1. The origin of life

      1. The molecules of life

      1. Darwin and the theory of evolution


      Articles published on the occasion of the Darwin years

      1. Darwin's theory of evolution, Part 1: Background

      1. Darwin's theory of evolution, Part 2(a): Achievement

      1. Darwin's theory of evolution, Part 2(b): Human evolution

      1. Darwin's theory of evolution, Part 3: Consequences for Philosophy

      1. Darwin's theory of evolution, Part 4: Consequences for Sociology


      Articles published on the occasion of the International Year of Chemistry

      1. Evolution of Chemistry: Part I

      1. Evolution of Chemistry: Part II

      2. Evolution of Chemistry: Part III


      Serial articles on "A Brief History of Science"

      1. The advent of agriculture

      2. The upsurge of Greek intellect

      3. The Dark Age

      4. The Renaissance

      5. Development of the scientific method

      6. The Newtonian Synthesis

      7. The Heydays of Mechanical Materialism

      8. The Development of Science in Ancient India

      9. The Development of the Ideas of Causality and Determinism

      10. The Revolution in Biology

      11. Philosophy transcends mechanical materialism and metaphysics

      12. The rise and fall of positivism

      13. The Development of Quantum Mechanics

      14. Genetics becomes a science

      15. Rebirth of science in India


      Serial articles on "Materialist Philosophy in Ancient India"

      1. Part-1

      2. Part-2


      Serial articles on Nuclear Power

      1. Nuclear Energy -- Facts and Fiction (Part 1)

      2. Nuclear Energy -- Facts and Fiction (Part 2)