Shobhit Mahajan

The writer is professor of physics and astrophysics, University of Delhi

Articles By Shobhit Mahajan

The moon and us

It may have lost a bit of its mystique for the poet, but it continues to entice and challenge the scientist.

Poor infrastructure — not outdated syllabi — is what ails Indian universities

The issue of the syllabus thus proves to be a red herring — the problem, or rather the problems, lie elsewhere.

Things to DU

New VC must bring an academic and administrative overhaul

Higher education, higher meddling

No quick-fixes can help public universities if successive governments exercise power unbridled by reason.

Incredible Indians

Fantastic claims about ancient science have raised no collective protest from scientists