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Mayank Vahia

  • Is there life beyond Earth?

    The question that has plagued mankind from time immemorial has acquired a new edge since the Keppler Mission, launched five years ago. Mayank Vahia explores the possibilities.

    Sunday, 30 March 2014 - 3:48pm
  • Worlds beyond ours: A glimpse into the Solar System

    Mayank Vahia describes the other planets that lie in the Solar System, and how they help Earth sustain life.

    Saturday, 22 March 2014 - 4:30pm
  • What could have happened to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet?

    Mayank Vahia explores the answers to the questions everyone is asking about the fate of the missing flight MH370.

    Wednesday, 12 March 2014 - 4:02pm
  • Why do we celebrate Makar Sankranti on January 14 every year?

    Mayank Vahia uses history and astronomy to explain why we celebrate this Indian festival on a specific day according to the solar calendar, instead of the lunar calendar like other festivals in the country.

    Sunday, 9 March 2014 - 11:59am
  • Do I believe in God?

    Mayank Vahia explores the complexities of the question that all philosophers ask and all religions try to answer, and explains what the question means to him.

    Saturday, 22 February 2014 - 11:42am
  • Should science and religion be in conflict?

    Science and religion are two great intellectual creations of the human mind. The former is a systematic study of how nature works, and the latter is about human beings and their relation to nature. Religion also provides the rules for a moral code of conduct for humans with respect to each other...

    Saturday, 8 February 2014 - 1:32pm
  • Why are we fascinated by astronomy?

    Dr Mayank Vahia explores why astronomy holds such a grip on the human imagination, and how the study of this subject has evolved since the dawn of human beings.

    Sunday, 19 January 2014 - 11:32am
  • Exciting times lie ahead for India

    Dr Mayank Vahia looks at the rapidly changing times and how India's young generation can contribute to and benefit from its progress

    Saturday, 18 January 2014 - 12:40pm
  • Aiding thinking: How to make the brain think better

    Dr Mayank Vahia explores how we can train the brain to understand concepts and thus improve our methods of education.

    Saturday, 4 January 2014 - 11:07am
  • How does the brain work?

    The human brain is far more versatile than we can imagine.

    Thursday, 26 December 2013 - 7:00pm

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