12: Are we the only humans? No..!

We are used to thinking about ourselves as the only humans because, for the last 10,000 years, our species has indeed been the only human species inhabiting our planet.  Not only we have an abundance of uncivilized cousins ( chimps, Apes, etc.), once upon a time, we had quite a few brothers and sisters as well ( other... Continue Reading →

09: Natural selection ( A bold prediction by Charles Darwin): The first flower… The power of smell.

It's hard to imagine, but plants covered the surface of the earth for hundreds of millions of years before they put forth their first flower. That was about a hundred million years ago, shortly before the dinosaurs were wiped out. Our world must've been a lustreless place back then, dominated by shades of green and brown. Yeah, there were giant trees, ferns, and other plant life, but the palette of nature didn't... Continue Reading →

06 : Carboniferous

Buckle up your belts, I am going to take you all way back in time, in fact to a great expanse of time that had elapsed since the big bang. In order to think about it, let's compress the whole timeline of our Universe since the big-bang till now into a single year, what we... Continue Reading →

05 : Venus =<<<<< Earth ?

 When our Solar system was young, Venus had liquid water, and it merely looked like our Earth.
And after some million years, Things started to go horribly wrong. Venus oceans are all gone now. Its surface is hotter than a boiling oven ( avg: 462 degC), hot enough to melt Lead. But why? 

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