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Dinker Charak

Book Review: The Neutrinos Are Coming and Other Stories: Sci-Fi or Sci-Phi?

Book: “The Neutrinos Are Coming and Other Stories” Author: Dinker Charak Publisher: NotionPress Type: Sci-fi Anthology Reviewer: Ravindra Bhaiwal Most science fiction starts with a question: “What if…?” Typically this means some extreme case of scientific phenomenon. Sometimes this extrapolation…

One-Three-Seven By Dinker Charak

Radio listening-posts of many countries’ intelligence agencies picked up the transmission almost at the same time. Each thought they had picked up some secret message, coded in a new cryptographic method, from their rivals. Alert buttons were pressed, higher officials…

Interview with Dr R. Sujatha Winner 2004 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award for Mathematical Sciences

On behalf of Adbhut.com, Dinker Charak interviewed Dr Sujatha via email. We thank her for taking time out of her busy schedule and talking to us. Dr R. Sujatha was born in Bangalore, Karnataka. She has done her pre-doctoral studies…

Green Flowers of the Three Seasons By Dinker Charak

Bhudhu climbed up to the roof of his hut and opened the trapdoor on it. It was a night of puranmashi, the night of the full moon. He took out a small pebble from the pocket and held it high against…

Absolute and None By Dinker Charak

The two visitors sat facing each other. “How is the progress?” asked the coordinator. “Not good.” “That is not what we expect from a linguist of your caliber.” “I know. They are so cryptic. At times they say a complete…

The Year of the Porcupine By Dinker Charak

In the dream, Anthro was kissing a girl. The sharp protrusions of her silver bangles were pressing against him. For some time he was able to ignore it. His mind was somewhere else. “Of course,” in his dream he thought,…

The Neutrinos are coming! The Neutrinos are coming! By Dinker Charak

The Scientist-Poet The scientific community never liked one of their own straying into the world of literature and trying to mix the two worlds. Hence, when Carlo Errum published his collection of poems, he was declared a juicy target for…