Authored By: Yeshwant R. Waghmare
Year of Publication: 2012
|Pages: 234||Binding: Hardback(HB)|
Category: Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories
|Price in Rs. 630.00||Price in (USA) $. 27|
1. What Is Reality?; 2. Is Universe A Reality Or A Fantasy?; 3. Science In Fiction; 4. Fiction In Science; 5. What Is The Tiniest; 6. The Enigmatic Photon; 7. The Unexplained Experiences; 8. Mind-Matter Interaction; 9. Phantoms Of Modern Science; 10. Existence Of It All; Bibliography.
There Are Several Unusual Experiences Which We Encounter. Most Of Them Can Be Explained On The Basis Of Science. However, There Are Some Experiences For Which Scientific Explanations Are Not Available. Some Of These Experiences Are ‘pushed Under The Carpet’ Simply As ‘unbelievable’ Or A ‘figment Of One’s Imagination’. Science, Fiction, Stories And Novels Have Their Origin In These ‘figments’. However, Over A Span Of Time Some Of Its Ideas Have Turned Out To Have A Scientific Basis. The Author Has Discussed Some Events For Which He Has Attempted To Provide Scientific Explanation. He Has Also Some Events For Which Scientific Explanations Are Sought. He Has Also Discussed Some Concepts Which Are Scientifically Undefined, Such As Newton’s Point Particle, Electric Charge, Energy, Colour, Etc.
Dr. Yeshwant R. Waghmare, Former Professor Of Physics And Dean At The Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur (IITK), India, Is A Theoretical Nuclear Scientist. He Is Presently Vice-Chairman Of Maharashtra Education Society, And Member Of Board Of Trustees Of Vidya Maha Mandal, Pune. He Is Fellow Of National Academy Of Science, And Also Of Maharashtra Academy Of Science. He Has Authored/ Edited 16 Books On Various Subjects, From Education To Popular Science.