Why are shallow earthquakes more destructive? The disaster in Java is a devastating example

Phil R. Cummins, Australian National University; Mudrik Rahmawan Daryono, Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional (BRIN), and…

1744 White Alto: A quirky and oddly gratifying cat and mouse story

With its signature humour, fascinating backdrop and a stellar cast, 1744 White Alto is the latest…

“Why legitimise rumour?” Open letter to Justice MR Shah on ‘forced religious conversions’ remarks

I was shocked by the comments you made while hearing the plea of Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay…

Why Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ goal is priceless – and unforgettable

Stefan Szymanski, University of Michigan Football has “The Catch,” baseball has “The Shot Heard ‘Round the…

Shooting of Imran Khan takes Pakistan into dangerous political waters

Samina Yasmeen, The University of Western Australia The attempted assassination of Imran Khan on November 3…

Make reparation for victims of communal violence constitutional right 

November brings memories of the gruesome pogrom that ensued in the country, particularly in the capital…

When Lula wins in Brazil, Palestine wins too

EMAN ABUSIDU After a surprisingly tight result, Brazil’s election is going into a second round in which…