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Month: September 2017

Mumbai station stampede: Mumbai stampede: Today’s tragedy was waiting to happen, say locals | Mumbai News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Once called 'Giran-gaon' or the city of (textile) mills, the area around Elphinstone Road and Parel stations in central Mumbai now has a skyline filled with glass-and-concrete towers, housing swanky offices. But for thousands of office-goers who alight at these two stations after travelling by trains from distant suburbs, crossing the overbridge which links them and leads out to the glittering business district is nothing short of a battle. Today's tragedy was waiting to happen, said a local resident, as at least 22 people died in a stampede on the overbridge linking Parel on the Central line and Elphinstone Road on the Western line of the suburban train network. "There is a war-like situation every day here during morning and evening hours. People fight a war to come out ...
The Science of Warp Drives

The Science of Warp Drives

Physics, science concepts
Warp drives are a way of getting around the universe at a speed that is greater than the speed of light(3 x 108 m/s). Unfortunately, there is a speed limit for bodies travelling through space. The speed of light. However, space itself can bend and stretch without respect to any craft travelling in it. This is physically possible but requires a lot of materials that we don't really know how to harness, yet. If you want to find out more, do take a look at the video below. Also, there is a video by MIT+K12 on Khan academy, here.