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161 years old today!

If Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf was alive today, she would be celebrating her 161st birthday.

Born 20 November 1858, Selma Lagerlöf was a Swedish author, publishing her first novel, ‘Gösta Berling’s Saga’, at the age of 33. 191 palabras más


SIDE NOTE: Culture Night, Stockholm April 2017

I never managed to make a blog post regarding the first Kulturnatten (Culture Night) I visited in Stockholm in 2017, but in writing about my visit in 2019, I was prompted to make a side note of the visit in 2017.  894 palabras más


Microfinance is not a success story in Assam

The British time Bengal province has produced three economist-Nobel Laureates in recent times. In my understanding all three are development economists. The old Bengal is now divided into two parts, one part is the sovereign Bangladesh and the other part is the Indian state of West Bengal. 443 palabras más

Society In Assam

LIGO doubts??

Source: New Scientist, Oct 2018

We believe that LIGO has failed to make a convincing case for the detection of any gravitational wave event,” says  808 palabras más


"Recycling of cellular junk” study behind the Nobel Prize

Dr. Ohsumi

Yoshinori Ohsumi, the Japanese biologist, has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his “discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy”. In particular, he discovered how the human body degrades and recycles its cellular components. 313 palabras más


Taxing the Rich to Fund Welfare Is the Nobel Winner’s Growth Mantra

The Nobel Prize

The dinosaur that forgot to die.

Vrishti Beniwal

(Bloomberg) — How do you spur demand in an economy? By raising taxes, not cutting them, says this year’s winner of the Nobel prize for economics. 122 palabras más