On Feb 28, National Science Day was celebrated at Donikona High School, Jorhat. Dr Dilip Kr. Dutta, Retd. Scientist, RRL was the main speaker. Others who spoke were Dr Dipti Kakoti (Prince of Wales College) and Dr Gobind Bora (Assam Agricultural University).
A science model exhibition was also conducted in the school.
At Stanley College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, a seminar was held on “THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE”. Dr Rukmini , HOD Department of Astronomy, Osmania University, was the main speaker. Citing the illustrious example of Madam Curie and her life struggle she urged upon the students to emulate it. She also expressed the need for developing scientific temperament in the society. The principal of the college and Mr R Gangadhar, BSS state convenor, also spoke on the occasion.
On Feb 28, a seminar was organised at Hindi Mahavidyalaya Degree College. Ch.Murahari, Advisor BSS state chapter and Mr Hemasekar, Assistant Professor, Methodist college were the speakers. They spoke on the role of science in the development of the society. They also expressed their concern about the science education becoming career centric in the present day education
A Discussion was held at Hotline High School, Hyderabad. Mr D Gangaji, President of BSS Hyderabad district and Mr Srujan, BSS State Executive Committee member explained the importance of developing scientific bent of mind.
On the occasion of the National Science Day, discussions and membership drive were organised in St Pious Degree and PG College. A total of 270 students and 23 faculty members became members of BSS.
Discussions were held in two BC Welfare hostels in Sangareddy district. Mr Usha Kiran, BSS State Executive Committee member addressed the students.
‘A golden journey of light bending : From Eddington to the first image of a black hole’
Prof. Ajit Kembhavi
Former Director, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, (IUCAA), Pune
Date and time: June 14, 2020, Sunday, 10.30 AM
For free registration: https://bit.ly/bssk146
For any clarification: 8547883586, 9349376236
Breakthrough Science Society, Kerala chapter
World Environment Day Webinar series:
‘Tropical Cyclone and Climate Change‘
Speaker: Dr. M. Govindan Kutty Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Trivandrum.
Date and time: June 7, 2020, Sunday, 10.30 AM
Abstract: The severity of tropical cyclones has increased in recent decades. This has triggered speculation regarding its linkage to climate change. Do the global warming and climate change have any effect on tropical cyclones? The talk will address the science behind the genesis, growth, and dissipation of the giant whirlwind and its linkage to climate change.
For free registration visit https://bit.ly/webinar7june
The URL for attending this webinar will be emailed to the registrants.
Breakthrough Science Society, Trivandrum chapter
Breakthrough Science Society, Kollam chapter, Kerala organised a webinar titled ‘Evolution of stars‘ by Dr. K. Indulekha, Professor, School of Pure and Applied Physics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam on May 21, 2020. Around 200 people participated in the webinar followed by interaction.