The Return of Vaman - A Scientific Novel (Science and Fiction)

The Return of Vaman - A Scientific Novel (Science and Fiction)

This choice of technological know-how fiction writings by means of Jayant V. Narlikar deals readers a distinct glimpse into the world-famous Indian astrophysicist’s vibrant and hugely inventive thoughts and stories.

The fictional fabric contains a witty brief tale ("The infrequent idol of Ganesha") that cleverly explores the potential results of a mirror-symmetric person within the context of cricket attempt fit performances, in addition to the fast paced, gripping technological know-how fiction mystery "The go back of Vaman": while an alien box is unearthed by means of a workforce of scientists, the large strength technological purposes of its contents carry quite a few felony components at the scene – but if the genuine hazard turns into obvious it really is nearly too overdue to avoid wasting humanity.

Last yet no longer least, the publication offers readers with wide insights into the genesis and medical heritage of the fictitious fabric awarded during this quantity, besides an autobiographical account of the author’s life-long curiosity in technology fiction and his contributions to the genre.

About the author:

Jayant V. Narlikar is the world over recognized for his paintings in cosmology, specifically for championing versions substitute to the traditional big-bang idea. He used to be president of the cosmology fee of the overseas Astronomical Union from 1994 to 1997. He has got numerous nationwide and overseas awards and honorary doctorates - he's a Bhatnagar awardee, in addition to recipient of the M.P. Birla award, the Prix Janssen of the French Astronomical Society and an affiliate of the Royal Astronomical Society of London. he's Fellow of the 3 Indian nationwide technological know-how academies in addition to of the 3rd international Academy of Sciences. way past his medical study, Prof. Narlikar is well known as a technology communicator via his books, articles and radio/TV courses and he was once commemorated by means of the UNESCO in 1996 with the Kalinga Award.

He made his debut in technological know-how fiction writing in 1974, by means of successful the head prize within the tale writing pageant geared up through the Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, a non-governmental association engaged in technology popularization.

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