Illuminating Nature’s Secrets

Illuminating Nature’s Secrets

George Sudarshan has just come in from his garden, watering can in hand. As he shuts the door of the back porch, something catches his attention. “Look!” he says, pointing to the iridescent blur that is a hummingbird, hovering over a feeder outside. It is hard to...
Nobody’s Children

Nobody’s Children

The girls look like any other group of youngsters, sitting around a large table with their books in front of them. They are studying for their exams. Ranging in age from 6 to 16, they are a motley group. They talk and shush each other and giggle, and go back to work.A...

Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Do you know,” says Anika Rahman, her voice resonant, passionate, “that among the things I have learned from my job is that South Asia is one of the world’s worst places to be a woman?” Anika Rahman is the director of the International Program at a unique New York...