Glimpses of Reality: Revealing What is Obscure

Glimpses of Reality: Revealing What is Obscure

by V.H. Ram

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Overview

Among the many commonly discussed subjects - on love, religion, history and so on - there are quite a few wherein conventional and traditional beliefs and views obscure the underlying reality. The general reader of this book will find the truths exposed in it both informative and interesting. Some readers, though, might find them disturbing especially if they wish to cling on to certain well-loved and pet beliefs inherited from tradition.

As a contrast to pet beliefs the author has included in this book a chapter on science where pet beliefs have no place. In this chapter he has briefly outlined the steps taken by astronomers through the ages in determining the vastness of the Universe. This is the science of celestial metrology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781948147910
Publisher: Notion Press, Inc.
Publication date: 11/27/2017
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Mr. Ram was appointed Assistant Director (Foreign Languages) in the Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi in March 1958. His work consisted of translating industrial and national standards, technical specifications, articles from technical periodicals, etc. from German, French, Italian and Russian into English. He was also in charge of documentation work at ISO meetings where he had to prepare the English and French versions of the agendas, resolutions and minutes. In addition to his work in the BIS, he worked as translator for several institutions and companies like National Leather Research Institute, National Chemical Laboratory, Delton Cables, Escorts Pvt. Ltd., Engineers India, Instrumentation Ltd, Kota, (where he also taught Italian to engineers who were proceeding to Italy). He did translation work also for the Central Pollution Control Board and the German Embassy, both in New Delhi. Mr. Ram also worked as German translator and editor for the Scientific Publishing Services in Chennai.

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