Peter Woit (Theoretical Physicist)

Human being engage in many different sorts of attempts to explain the world around them, but only a specific sort of explanation is normally considered to be scientific.

Sir Isaac Newton

I could calculate the motions of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of the people"

- Sir Isaac Newton

Gaëtan Dugas

In March 1984, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study mistakenly dubbed Gaëtan Dugas as "patient zero" for HIV/AIDS. Mr. Gaëtan Dugas was a Canadian who worked for Air Canada as a flight attendant.

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The Philosophy of Karma

It is a well known fact that, "life will always catches with us" and we suffer either good or bad effect of our causation or Karma…

The hypothesis of “reincarnation” according to “Vedanta philosophy” is based on the fundamental understanding of…



Calculus is the most important tool or respectfully branch of mathematics, which is fundamentally, used most of the major scientific and technological breakthrough inventions of modern world.

Alan Mathison Turing

Alan Mathison Turing (June 23 1912 – June 7 1954) was a British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, computer scientist and philosopher. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, providing a formalization of the concepts of "algorithm" and "computation" with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general purpose computer. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.

Claude Elwood Shannon

Claude Elwood Shannon (April 30, 1916 – February 24, 2001) was a mathematician, electronic engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory".

Thomas Bayes

Thomas Bayes (1701 – 7 April 1761) was an English statistician, philosopher and Presbyterian minister, known for having formulated a specific case of the theorem that bears his name: Bayes' theorem.


In the year A.D. 312, The Roman emperor Constantine engaged in one of the greatest battles of his life. Faced with rival army twice the size of his own, Constantine realized that he probably would die in battle the next day...

But Constantine had a dream that night, an angel appeared before him bearing the image of a cross, uttering the fateful words "By this symbol, you shall conquer". Immediately he ordered the shield of his troops adorned with the symbol of the cross.


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