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Artificial Intelligence (A.I), Robotics in Yoga Vasistha
Yoga Vāsistha describes application of Artificial Intelligence (A.I), human emotions, ego to Robots. Sambarasura creates dama, vyāla, kaTa to win on Adityas. Yoga Vāsistha (योग-वासिष्ठ) is a discourse of sage Vasistha to Prince Rama. Sage Valmiki is credited as its author. It has 6 parts and…

Chumbak Mani, Ancient Land Mine Detector used for Demining
Chumbak Mani, described in Brihad Vaimanika Sastra by Maharshi Bhardwaja around 4000 BCE, was ancient land mine detector, which emits electrical signals to find hidden arsenal inside ground, while flying or moving above. Bharadwaj, was father of Garga and Drona (Guru of Pandavas and Kauravas in…

First Spectacles ‘Upanetra’ by Adi Sankaracharya in 5th century BCE
Adi Sankaracharya (509 – 477 BCE) has used ‘Upanetra‘, which were eyeglasses used to achieve magnification effect. In his work ‘Aparokshanubhuti‘ (Direct Experience), 81st verse, Sankara states : ‘Just as all objects that are very small appear to be large when viewed through lenses, so does…

Ancient Alarm Clock Invented by Plato (4th century BCE)
Ancient alarm clock used by the Egyptians was made by a greek engineer, physicist and mathematician Ctesibius (285–222 BCE) who lived in Alexandria, Ptolemaic Egypt. But, Plato (428–348 BCE), a greek philosopher constructed his own version of an alarm clock with vessels much ahead of Ctesibius.…

7th Century Ancient Air Conditioning found in Kuwait
Archaeologists have discovered remains of ancient air conditioning system in a 7th century structure on Failaka, a Kuwaiti island in the Persian Gulf. It is a unique so-called windcatch-tower, utilising an ingenious interior cooling system based on the flow of air, caught by openings in the…