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Every fortnight, The Intersection narrates stories that meld culture, science and history in India. Through interviews, anecdotes and original research, Padmaparna Ghosh and Samanth Subramanian bring alive the rich breadth of human imagination and knowledge, making for a riveting listening experience. The incessant punning — well, that's just a bonus.

Every fortnight, The Intersection narrates stories that meld culture, science and history in India. Through interviews, anecdotes and original research, Padmaparna Ghosh and Samanth Subramanian bring alive the rich breadth of human imagination and knowledge, making for a riveting listening experience. The incessant punning — well, that's just a bon... Show more

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The Intersection #17: These Feet are Made for Walking

Published Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:59:10 -0800

Walking, for someone like Khusbir Kaur, the national record holder in the 20-kilometre race walk event, is serious business. ...

The Intersection #16: Ig Nobel: Celebrating the Quirky Side of Science

Published Mon, 16 Nov 2015 23:09:27 -0800

For 25 years, the Ig Nobel Prize has been rewarding funny, seemingly absurd achievements that, in their words, “first make ...

The Intersection #15: War and Peas- The Science behind the Indian Army’s Diet

Published Tue, 03 Nov 2015 01:51:59 -0800

The burgeoning Indian army contingent fighting in the Second World War faced problems apart from just the ones it encountered ...

The Intersection #14: The Woman Who Saved a Hill

Published Tue, 20 Oct 2015 00:10:22 -0700

What does reforesting a barren tract of land entail? A popular guess would be that it involves months, maybe years, of ...

The Intersection #13: India’s Timekeepers- Putting the S in the IST

Published Mon, 21 Sep 2015 23:13:02 -0700

Some of us check the time on our wrists, but most increasingly on our phones. But, who dictates what the correct time is? The ...