For us in the tropics, the lack of a chiller wasn’t much of a problem. Smoking, drying, salting, and fermentation, or a combination of these methods was applied.
But for our siblings in the north, it used to be hard to keep food from spoiling in
A particular type of enthusiasm fills the air as the sun sets over the Nairobi skyline. For many years, astronomy was thought to be a subject only for experts and astrophysics students. However, a rising number of Kenyans are becoming interested in the mysteries of
Embers of Heritage in the Digital Age
Tales formed a crucial part of my childhood. Growing up, i used to love going upcountry to visit my grandparents all cause of the interesting stories they had about their many years of existence on this speck of dust
A century ago, Albert Einstein unveiled a cosmic dance that captivated both scientists and the public's imagination. His elegant theory, born from mathematical beauty, gave birth to the mind-bending concept of curved spacetime, unifying gravity with the geometry of the universe.
Today, as we venture into
Should we feel excited or frightened by the idea of an AI model directing a robot?
I am a data science student and more than once I’ve wondered if I’m doing all this studying for nought, because GPT, the AI, can do what I do; well
In a remarkable feat, Kenya continues to make waves in astronomy as it achieves yet another milestone in naming celestial bodies. Following last year's successful participation in the NameExoWorlds campaign, Kenya has now secured its second exoplanet and host star with Kenyan names. The significance
I want to make you look up into the sky and comprehend, maybe for the first time, the darkness that lies beyond the evanescent wisp of the atmosphere, the endless depths of the cosmos, a desolation by degrees
I want the Earth to turn beneath you
The first millennium BC witnessed the appearance of three potentially universal orders, whose devotees could for the first time imagine the entire world and the entire human race as a single unit governed by a single set of laws. Everyone was ‘us’, at least potentially.
Seventy thousand years ago, Homo sapiens was still an insignificant animal minding its own business right here in East Africa
In the following millennia, it transformed itself into the master of the entire planet and the terror of the ecosystem. Today it stands on the verge of becoming
I like to think that if I fell towards a black hole, the truth would be revealed at the event horizon and I’d scream into the intercom:
“My gawd, it’s full of nipples!”
And then relativity would dilate time such that my message would take a century