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Science up‪!‬ Niraj Gupta

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Let's answer your perplexing questions. So buckle up, It's time to Science up!
Presenting you easily digestible Science contents to Science up! yourself. So just tune in to our podcast episodes to give your curious minds the treat it needs.
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    Why can't we travel at speed of light?

    Why can't we travel at speed of light?

    Universe seems to follow some traffic rules, that's, no matter can travel faster than speed of light! Through this amazing conversation, Science up! has answered Why can't we reach speed of light? 

    We are thankful to Dr Sandeep Chatterjee, Asst Prof, IISER Berhampur for answering our curious questions and this amazing learning experience.

    This Science up! episode is hosted by Niraj Gupta. Cheers to Baibhav Srivastava for co-hosting. Also thanks to 137 Inverse, Physics club of IISER Berhampur; and Adarsh Dash for coordinating. Thanks to Science up! Team, and Mayank Agarwal for helping in editing the audio.



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    The episode covers


    Measurement and coordinate system
    Concept of Time as another coordinate
    Post-Einstein era, Time as 4th dimension
    Special theory of relativity and why
    Maximum speed attained by humans
    Large Hadron Collider (LHC), CERN
    Time dilation and length contraction 
    Why can't we travel at light speed- concept of infinite energy required and mass increase
    and, Time travel



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    • 27 min
    Brain Matters

    Brain Matters

    As it’s brain awareness week going on. For people, at every education level, has a lot to know about his/her own brain. We are here to share some info, facts and a great discussion,  Having special attention on - India and the awareness in the country.

    The episode is hosted by Niraj Gupta. Cheers to Nisha Kumari and Pratyush Mishra who discussed Brain awareness. Also, thanks to La Vida, the Biology Club of IISER Berhampur, India for the collab for Brain Awareness Week 2022. Thanks to Science up! Team and Mayank Agarwal for helping in editing the audio.



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    Find below links to factsheets, puzzles, tests for brain and few research articles for reference.

    Puzzles: https://bit.ly/Scienceup-puzzles

    Fact sheets (How we see, smell, taste, hear and neurotransmission, stroke etc): https://bit.ly/scienceup-factsheets

    How does brain work: https://bit.ly/scienceup-brainworking

    Cognitive test - Wisconsin Card sorting test: https://www.psytoolkit.org/experiment-library/experiment_wcst.html

    COVID-19 and brain

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04569-5

    https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/long-covid-even-mild-covid-linked-damage-brain-months-infection-rcna18959



    La Vida website: https://sites.google.com/iiserbpr.ac.in/lavida



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    • 20 min
    Why we Sleep?

    Why we Sleep?

    We need sleep. Have you ever given it a thought- Why? We spend one-third of our lives sleeping- doing nothing. So why do we need sleep? What’s the science behind? And also your curious questions about sleep that we have received- like the amount of sleep you need, consequences of insufficient sleep and also oversleep.

    We are thankful to Dr Nasreen Akhtar, AIIMS, New Delhi for answering all our curious questions. 

    The episode was hosted by Niraj Gupta and Muskan Mittal (Welcome to the Science up! Team)



    We answered,

    Why do we need Sleep- the science behind

    how much sleep do humans need

    Importance of getting enough sleep

    Can you actually compensate the amount of sleep you didn't take previous night

    Compromising sleep amid exams

    Consequences and long-term effects of insufficient sleep/ sleep loss

    What happens if a person doesn't sleep for a few days? Or sleep only for just few hours

    Effect of prolonged use of screens- mobile phones/laptops 

    Is Oversleeping bad

    Connection of sleep and diseases like Alzeihmer's

    General advice on Sleep Hygiene and a quality sleep





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    • 25 min
    What would a World without Bees look like?

    What would a World without Bees look like?

    We knowingly-unknowingly are dependent on Bees. From the food on your plate to the cotton denim jeans that you're wearing, all thanks to the Bees. So what if the Bees went extinct? What would a World without Bees look like? Listen the whole episode to get your curious questions answered.

    The Host, Niraj Gupta was joined with a pretty guest, Olga Koppel on the Science up! Podcast. Olga is a PhD candidate at University of Ottawa, Canada.



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    • 11 min
    It's time to Science up! (Trailer)

    It's time to Science up! (Trailer)

    Here's the most awaited trailer of Science up! Stay tuned for your questions to be answered by experts. Tune in to the Podcast episodes to give your curious minds the treat it needs.

    • 1 min
    All about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    All about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    Autism Spectrum Disorder is not well known by majority of people. We may have come across autistic people but even we do not know they have autism and they perhaps don't know themselves. The episode explores about Autism, what it is, its causes, types, and how to diagnose it. 

    Tune in till the end of this episode to get yourself Scienced up! with not only science-y facts but also a sip of understanding and kindness. Understanding more about disorders like Autism, can create more beautiful world for all of us.

    We are thankful to Dr Nidhi Singhal, Director, Research & Training, Action for Autism, India. for sharing her experience and detailed introduction about Autism.



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    • 28 min

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