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Yishi Chakrabarty

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Jewellery as a statement of power

By Yishi Chakrabarty / November 28, 2020

A cultural artefact common to almost all known civilisations in the world, the provenance and purpose behind jewellery design is as varied and colourful as the craft itself. The industry has evolved through the epochs of history and culture to cater to a traditionally female-dominated clientele. For this reason, it is often regarded as a […]

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How the Black Hole information paradox was resolved

By Yishi Chakrabarty / November 21, 2020

Things that a Black Hole sucks in, need not be lost forever – the latest calculations show that Black Holes do preserve information of matter within its bulk and that such information does get to escape its gravitational pull   I have always been way more intrigued about the peculiar mysteries surrounding Natural Science than […]

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US election 2020: the stakes that were for Ireland and the world

By Yishi Chakrabarty / November 10, 2020

It was only last week when it felt like we were as far away as we could be from the declaration of an exhaustingly unconventional US presidential election. It had been a unique situational amalgam where the edge over the other candidate had been teetering so delicately on a razor-thin edge, that victory felt dangerously […]

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Chasing the elusive — how to get a good night’s sleep

By Yishi Chakrabarty / October 19, 2020

Sleep has become elusive to a lot of us over the last decade or two. According to Ireland’s ‘Biggest-ever sleep survey’ carried out by The Natural Sleep Company, a whopping 66% of respondents who, even after getting the recommended 6-8 hours of sleep every night, rate their sleep quality as average or poor. While experts […]