Ancient Hindu Aeronautics
Hindu nationalists insist that, thousands of years ago, Indians were already equipped with modern knowledge of science and technology, only to be undermined by centuries of foreign invasion.
The annual Indian Science Congress, an event attended by thousands of scientists and teachers, is usually a dull affair. Attendees enjoy the government-funded junket, listen to talks on the achievements of state-administered laboratories, and duck out whenever possible to socialize. In the last few years, however, things have gotten interesting. At a recent congress, a […]