General

National Science Day was observed with great enthusiasm in several parts of Jharkhand. On 28 February, a discussion on “The role of women in the development of science” was organized by the Einstein Club at Ghatshila.  Mr Chandan Kundu, the secretary of the club was the main speaker.

Similar programs were organised in Dhalbhumgarh High School &  Bhangabandhi High School, Ghatshila, where Mr Sushil Giri  and  Mr Satyaranjan addressed. 

Science Day program at Ghatshila

A Seminar on ” Women in Science” was organized at Tata College Chaibasa . Mr Kanay Barik was the main speaker.

On 1st  March, a science conference was organized by the BSS Jamshedpur chapter. Dr. Amitab Bose and Mr Prasant were the main speakers.

At Bokaro and Chandil, a discussion was organized in a coaching center. Speakers were Mr Vijay Kumar and Mr Anant Kumar.

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.

Webinar:

‘A golden journey of light bending : From Eddington to the first image of a black hole’

Speaker:
Prof. Ajit Kembhavi
Former Director, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, (IUCAA), Pune
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Date and time: June 14, 2020, Sunday, 10.30 AM
For free registration: https://bit.ly/bssk146

For any clarification: 8547883586, 9349376236

Organised by
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. 

Organised by

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.