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Octopus—An Alien in the Ocean

Octopuses are mysterious creatures that inspired a bizarre mixture of curiosity and horror in humans to such an extent that they were thought to be aliens. Their defence mechanisms and overall structure have often inspired technological advancements. With their genome being sequenced, we are now a step closer to understanding them.

TechTatva’19—Cosmic Con

Cosmic Con got the astronomically curious participant ruminating over space and its quirkier details. From creating malevolent aliens to choosing the perfect travel itinerary, this category’s events had contestants compete with each other using equal parts knowledge and creativity.

A-lien Sleeps Tonight

The possibility and probability of finding extraterrestrial life in our vicinity has been baffling researchers and alien aficionados for decades. Whether or not we’ll soon see ET stop by for a casual chat over tea is something only time will tell.

The Universe as We Knew It

One day, to every nihilist’s joy, the Universe will come to its demise. This could happen in a multitude of ways, from a crunch, to a rip, to even a chill, which- thanks to physicists- sound like hip ways to go. Unfortunately, the obliteration of the universe involves a lot more galaxy annihilation, solar system termination, and star smothering than one would expect.

TechTatva’16: CosmicCon

CosmicCon might just take your breathe away- if you’re not in a spacesuit. With events that were out of this world, this category re-assured participants that they didn’t worry about their place in the dirt.

Beyond the Pale Blue Dot

From the dark side of the moon and why leaves are green, to cryovolcanoes and and tides, The Astronomy Club’s Exoplanets 2.0 was a brief and passionate talk that was not to be missed.

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