Hi everyone! I know I mentioned in my last blog that I'd be talking about my recent field course in Sudbury in the next one but this topic seems more time-appropriate as we are in the middle of India's festival season and just last week celebrated one of my favourite festival, 'Navratri'! On the thanksgiving … Continue reading Navratri: The nine wonderful nights of splendor and dance!
Hi everyone! Today's blog is about a dataset that I'm using for my research here at Western, as one of the participating activities we're doing for this year's Planetary Seminar course! I thought quite a lot about which tool I should write about for this exercise, and in the midst of the hectic schedule of … Continue reading The Microwave Radiometer (MRM) and Brightness Temperatures (TB)
Hi everyone! It's been a while since the last time I posted a new blog. I've been quite busy the last few weeks, as a graduate student as well as in the personal life. A couple of weeks ago I gave a talk at the 12th Planetary Crater Consortium which went great!! (Take that, my … Continue reading Boba Tea- A journey from East to West
Hi everyone! It's been a while since I wrote a blog post. Last month was quite busy for me with dealing with one thing after another, such as grading mid-terms as a TA, taking a week-long astrobiology course in the middle of night (again haha!). I also managed to submit my abstracts for the upcoming … Continue reading Tips for Instagrammable food photography – Beginner’s edition
Hi everyone! Even though it says May in the title, June has already started when I'm writing this. Contrary to my usual topic-based blog posts, today's post is more of a life/academic update that is all over the place, much like my personal life right now haha! But before we dive into anything, let's just … Continue reading The end of May…
Hi everyone! As I hinted in my previous blog, today's post is all about my favourite comfort food recipes (Indian food edition haha)! Like many other people, I'm no exception when it comes to getting comforted by delicious, homemade food, especially if it's my mother who is cooking them. Since I moved to Canada, my … Continue reading My go-to Indian comfort food!
Hi Everyone! Today's topic is something I've been meaning to talk about and I feel that as we are still in the middle of lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, a year after the pandemic hit; now would be a good time to talk about relaxing after a long, stressful day. I mean, the logical side of … Continue reading Unwinding after a long day of work
Hi Everyone! April is already here! Unfortunately, Ontario hasn't had the best start of the month. Starting 3rd April, Ontario has gone into a provincewide lockdown in order to fight the current spike in COVID-19 cases. As I'm writing this blog, I'm hearing that the number of COVID cases reported on Monday (April, 5th) has … Continue reading Mandala Art: as a hobby and a therapy
Hi everyone! Last week I attended the 52nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC), one of the biggest conferences in the planetary science field, for the first time. I've been wanting to attend this conference for two years now but with me being in India and the conference being held in USA, it just wasn't … Continue reading My first LPSC experience
Hi everyone, it's already March. This marks a year since the pandemic started and everything went to hell!! What a depressing way of starting this blog, I know. But, I do have one good, no great news! I'm finally, FINALLY in Canada!! 😀 Sure, I'm still stuck in my mandatory 14-days quarantine, but I'm almost … Continue reading Travelling to Canada and my quarantine days