RocketPanda's brief runthrough of ISRO’s upcoming mission to the Moon - Chandrayaan II.
A weekend of Growing Wiser & In Strength at GWIS National Meeting 2018
"United in Friendship through Science" - GWIS Slogan I had the amazing opportunity to experience the above quoted slogan in person at the 97th Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Annual National Conference hosted by the GWIS Iowa City Chapter at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), IA from June 15 to June 16, 2018. In all honesty as... Continue Reading →
A day full of surprises & innovation – Women’s Leadership Conference 2018!
The Office of Inclusion and Diversity at Auburn University hosted the annual 12th Women's Leadership Conference with a theme "Innovating a Better Future" on March 8, 2018 which also happens to be International Women's day! I got to attend the conference sponsored by the Graduate school of Auburn University and I had a really wonderful... Continue Reading →
Judging Projects at Greater East Alabama Regional Science & Engineering Fair (GEARSEF).
I judged the Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics Category at the Greater East Alabama Regional Science & Engineering Fair (GEARSEF) hosted by Auburn University. For someone from India growing up in a academic performance result - oriented education system, seeing so many students working on research projects and also presenting them was really astonishing. This took... Continue Reading →
Words of inspiration from an Astronomer and MIT Professor who chased Pluto, Richard Binzel.
New Horizons: NASA's mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. We all know and agree that Space is the final frontier. As part of NASA's New Frontiers Program, for studying Pluto and to know more about the evolution of our Solar System, the New Horizons team launched this space probe which carried sensors, imagers and... Continue Reading →
Woohoo! We are going to Mars y’all!
Well, things just got real. Jump and throw your fist up, 'coz Falcon Heavy is now officially the most powerful rocket in operation!!! I woke up at 6 am to a warm morning (yes, Auburn weather in weird) on Feb 6, 2018 and the first thing that struck me was, thank God I am lucky... Continue Reading →
Mathematicians, Big Respect! Also, may the force be with me.
It all began with Matrix Norms. I do know matrices. Rows & Columns, Multiplication and Solving systems. Easy. But being an engineer, I have never heard about the 1-Norm (it’s also called Taxicab/Manhattan Norm by the way), the 2-Norm aka Euclidean Norm aka Frobenius Norm, then there is the infinity norm. Here is a twist,... Continue Reading →
Falcon Heavy, a history in making on the 6th of February.
The biggest and baddest is all set for launch on Feb 6, 2018! (Well, after 7 times of rescheduling, but hey, I am definitely very excited!) From LC 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center towards which all eyes will be directed to on the big day! So what makes this so amazing and sets it... Continue Reading →
A Day full of fun and sprinkle of craziness! In Middle school AMP’d.
I had the opportunity to be a part of Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics(COSAM)'s Outreach program in January 2018, a Middle school AMP'd. We had about 200 students competing for prizes in 20 teams solving math puzzles and challenges. A day of running around trying to be match their energy was an amazing... Continue Reading →
I got the Alabama Power scholarship! Yay!
I have been tutoring undergrad students on physics and mathematics courses over the past two years with Alabama Power Academic Excellence Program at Auburn. They just awarded me a scholarship for Spring 2018 that covered my health insurance and semester registration fee. Honored and thankful to Dr. Cordelia Brown, director of AEP at Auburn and... Continue Reading →