Note: 1. A purely non-authoritative piece. 2. This is an old draft that I am publishing after an year or so. Information presented here might have changed in the meanwhile.
Ages have passed since humans started questioning. We have always been a species with a constant endeavour to explore. We have always tried to fathom the mysteries around us. And yes, we have been quite successful in our adventures. Tremendous progress has been achieved in the fields of science and technology. Many questions have been answered. Many new have arisen. Some questions have remained unanswered, questions as old as humanity itself.
One of the first things that caught the imagination of our ancestors was the dazzling night sky. Pearls embedded in the dark depths of the universe struck wonders in the eyes of those early star-gazers. The mysteries of those pearls continue to amaze us even till today. Who put them up there? How did it all start? Rather, was there a start to it? (more…)