From astronomy documentaries to LIGO : Akshat Singhal

Akshat Singhal, a Y9 batch alumnus of IIT Kanpur who was directly involved with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment and co-authored the phenomenal paper “Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black…

The Clock Stops Ticking!

Abhay Jain, a resident of Hall 3, was the President, Students' Gymkhana, 2012-13. He is currently working at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan. One fine day, Karan Deep asked Abhay to write for Vox and he…

Back in 1960, the first day of IIT…

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, believed that ‘the world will ultimately be saved, if it is to be saved, by the method and approach of science.’ With a vision to achieve…

Back to 1960s: Drama Days at IIT Kanpur

The Cultural Council of IIT Kanpur provides plethora of opportunities for students to explore and pursue their hobbies. It is interesting to know that even in the 1960's, when the institute was being established, life…