Friday, February 23, 2018

What would Happen if the Earth Stopped Spinning? (Urdu)

Let’s just assume for a moment that the Earth did suddenly stop rotating, and take a look at what would happen to us, and the planet.

EACPE Video Contest 2017: Screening and Panel Discussion

The EACPE annual competition seeks to raise awareness and encourage activism on important social issues, and encourage the use of new media in Pakistan.

Review of John Scales Avery’s Book “Nuclear Weapons: an Absolute Evil”

Anne Baring reviews a book by John Scales Avery that advocates the abolition of nuclear weapons.

An Idea of Justice

Once upon a time, Hindus and Sikhs along with Muslims were settled in large numbers in the canal colonies from all over the undivided Punjab.

اجلا پانی، پیاسے لوگ

عائشہ راٹھور اپنی اس تحریر میں منچھر جھیل کے سفر کی روداد تحریر کرتے ہوئے وہاں کی مقامی آبادی کی کسمپرسی بیان کر رہی ہیں۔

URDU DUBBING PROJECT

➡️ A joint Urdu dubbing project of Mashal Books and the Eqbal Ahmad Centre for Public Education with generous support from Nasser Ahmad.

What would Happen if the Earth Stopped Spinning? (Urdu)

Let’s just assume for a moment that the Earth did suddenly stop rotating, and take a look at what would happen to us, and the planet.

What’s Inside A Black Hole? — ایک بلیک ہول کے اندر کیا ہے؟

Wormholes, time warps, alternate universes — we’ve all heard interesting theories about what happens inside a black hole. So what’s the real story?

In Search of Earth 2.0 — ایک نئی زمین کی تلاش میں

Astronomers have long hoped to find another planet in the cosmos similar to Earth. NASA's Kepler spacecraft may have found the next best thing.

DR. ISHTIAQ AHMED

Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmed is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Stockholm University; Visiting Professor Government College University and Honorary Senior Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. He has written a number of books and won many awards.
We thank him for giving us permission to reproduce his writings for EACPE.

An Idea of Justice

Once upon a time, Hindus and Sikhs along with Muslims were settled in large numbers in the canal colonies from all over the undivided Punjab.

The Truth About the Partition of Punjab

The partition of Punjab proved to be one of the most violent, brutal, savage debasements in the history of humankind.

Pakistan Should Act Responsibly

As members of the international community, we are expected to act responsibly in our neighbourhood and in international politics. It is about time we stopped living in a fool’s paradise and enter the realm of reality.

JOHN SCALES AVERY

Please join us in welcoming Prof. John S. Avery as fellow board member of the Eqbal Ahmed Centre for Public Education. 
 
John is an accomplished theoretical chemist who also has a long history of working on causes of peace, economic equality, and helping us think of what a better world could look like. He is the author of many books, both on scientific and social-political issues.
Click here to visit repository for his writings. Also, find a few of his latest books below. We thank him for giving us permission to reproduce it for EACPE.

Review of John Scales Avery’s Book “Nuclear Weapons: an Absolute Evil”

Anne Baring reviews a book by John Scales Avery that advocates the abolition of nuclear weapons.

Where Do We come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

A latest book by John Scales Avery discussing human nature and human destiny.

We Need Their Voices Today!

This book by John Scales Avery is a collection of biographical sketches showing people whose wise voices from the past can help to guide us today.

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Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy: Disclaimer Regarding Social Media Accounts

Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy doesn't use social media, and hence, he bears no responsibility for anything posted there under his name.
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A is for Atom — الف سے ایٹم

An animated Urdu dubbed classic presenting what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of atomic energy and the byproducts of nuclear fission.

Channelising Hatred

Britain’s Islamic channels are propagating a regressive narrative filled with inequality, intolerance and bigotry.

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North Korea Crisis: Is Nuclear War Inevitable?

North Korea is the most dangerous crisis since the Cuban missile crisis، but it hasn't always been that way. Physicist and nuclear policy expert Dr. Zia Mian explains.

Let’s Create a Harassment Free Pakistan

Anila Athar argues why it is important for people to work together to end female harassment from Pakistani society.

Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics

Looking beneath the surface of today’s news stories, we can discern an explosive mixture Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics.

Living with the Bomb

John Polanyi, Nobel Laureate and EACPE board member, says threats of Armageddon won't keep the peace.

Science ka Adda | Episode 15: A Mysterious Star

Alien technology? No - well probably not! Nevertheless, "Tabby's Star" is currently one of the most mysterious stars in the universe.

Charlatans in a Science Illiterate Society

Dubious scientific discovery claims and their unquestioned acceptance by public speak volumes about the poor state-of-affairs of science literacy.

FEATURED WRITINGS

An Idea of Justice

Once upon a time, Hindus and Sikhs along with Muslims were settled in large numbers in the canal colonies from all over the undivided Punjab.

Ramanujan and Salam — What Inspired Them?

Exceptional genes plus fortunate circumstances is why some become maths-science superstars.

Inching Back From a Nuclear Holocaust

With egomaniacs like Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in the driving seat, the world may be close to a nuclear war.

Asma Jahangir: The Street Fighter

The Herald profiles human rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir.

Manipulating Pakistani Minds

Gutter journalism on several Pakistani private TV channels has visibly reduced and degraded national cultural quality.

Pakistan Should Act Responsibly

As members of the international community, we are expected to act responsibly in our neighbourhood and in international politics. It is about time we stopped living in a fool’s paradise and enter the realm of reality.

EACPE VIDEO CONTEST

EACPE Video Contest 2017: Screening and Panel Discussion

The EACPE annual competition seeks to raise awareness and encourage activism on important social issues, and encourage the use of new media in Pakistan.

A House of Smoke | WINNER: EACPE Video Contest 2017

Year 2062, when the only life left on earth is humans… awaiting their death in the midst of smoke, pollution and hopelessness.