(Last updated June 13, 2020) Hello. My name is Jitesh Seth, and welcome to Diary of Jitesh. I am a 23 year old guy from New Delhi, India, currently pursuing an integrated BS-MS from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, (IISER) Pune, batch of 2021 (unless coronavirus screws up with that). Though most of … Continue reading About me
Seven weeks I posted regularly. One blog every Saturday. In fact, I wrote five articles before I even announced the blog, and scheduled them for automatic publishing on Saturday evenings. The two articles that I hadn't planned and ended up writing in between were about The Lunar Eclipse and A Partial Vaccine for COVID-19. This … Continue reading On Procrastination
Before I write about things I watch or read, let me set goals for what I want to achieve from this. When I was setting up this blog, I was thinking about how I, and perhaps most people, consume far more media than they produce. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but I would like … Continue reading My thoughts on the Before series…
Today I came across a tweet containing an article by Bloomberg, which talks about how initial vaccines for the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, may not really prevent an infection, but still protect against the disease moving into its deadliest stages. The tweet was from a person I follow on Twitter, and asked "So, this is a … Continue reading A Partial Vaccine for COVID-19?
Last night, June 6, there was a lunar eclipse in India. It was a penumbral lunar eclipse, which means that the moon was covered by Earth's faint shadow (the penumbra) rather than the main, darker shadow, the umbra. Hence, the moon looked normal, just like any other full moon, except that its brightness decreased. I … Continue reading The Lunar Eclipse
The first spider I found in my balcony. Hangs between the railing and a clothes string. I didn't even see the second spider until I was too close! Even the camera couldn't capture its web. The third and the prettiest of the spiders. Lovingly using the sunflower as support. Maybe that is where it hides … Continue reading Spiders in my Balcony