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 way of Jayant V. Narlikar deals readers a special glimpse into the world-famous Indian astrophysicist’s brilliant and hugely inventive thoughts and stories.

The fictional fabric includes 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 way of a workforce of scientists, the large capability technological functions of its contents convey numerous legal parts at the scene – but if the genuine hazard turns into obvious it truly is nearly too past due to save lots of humanity.

Last yet no longer least, the e-book offers readers with large insights into the genesis and medical heritage of the fictitious fabric provided 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 replacement to the normal big-bang concept. He was once president of the cosmology fee of the foreign Astronomical Union from 1994 to 1997. He has acquired 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 technology academies in addition to of the 3rd international Academy of Sciences. well past his medical examine, Prof. Narlikar is well known as a technological know-how communicator via his books, articles and radio/TV courses and he was once venerated by way of the UNESCO in 1996 with the Kalinga Award.

He made his debut in technology fiction writing in 1974, by way of profitable the head prize within the tale writing festival prepared by means of the Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, a non-governmental association engaged in technology popularization.

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