State chapter news

Basic Course in Astronomy (Free On-line Course)
Module -1: Introduction to Stars
Course instructor: 
DrSarita Vig
Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Trivandrum
 
Topics to be covered – Brightness of stars, their apparent and absolute motions, types of stars and clusters, determination of their properties, spectral and luminosity classes of stars, star formation and stellar evolution.
 
Total duration: 15 hours
9.30 AM to 11.30 AM on 8 Sundays from September 12, 2021 to October 31, 2021
Background knowledge :  Higher secondary level physics
 
Certificates will be issued to the participants who complete the course with a minimum 80% attendance and score minimum 50% marks in the tests.
No. of participants will be limited to 90. Students will be given preference while shortlisting the applications.
 
To apply for the course visit : https://bit.ly/bca921
 
Organised by
Breakthrough Science Society, Kerala chapter
in association with
Public Outreach and Education Committee – Astronomical Society of India (ASI-POEC)
 

The YouTube link of the webinar titled ‘Foundational Insights: The Life and Work of Steven Weinberg’ by Dr. Sunil Mukhi, Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune, is given below. https://youtu.be/IT89tMIscQ4

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We look forward to your participation in the future programmes of Breakthrough Science Society.


With regards
Breakthrough Science Society, Kerala chapter


Registration link: https://forms.gle/muWBsxWhsDHhyTdq5

We are going to organise a webinar on 21st August at 6 PM on the topic:
“SARS-CoV2 and COVID-19: Where from and whither to”
We are fortunate that eminent scientist and professor Dr. Parimal Misra will be our Chief Guest and Speaker of the Webinar. It is a golden opportunity for the people of Silchar/Barak Valley to connect to such an august personality and learn from him directly about such a hot topic.
Hope, you will join the Webinar and make our initiative a successful one. The Webinar is open for all and every participant will get an E-Certificate.
Click the given link below and fill up the required details to register yourself for the Webinar.https://forms.gle/muWBsxWhsDHhyTdq5
Further details will be shared after you register.
For any query, contact us at 7002527177 / 7002495951

YouTube link of the programme: https://youtu.be/a1oP-GWJlsk

Observance of 52nd Anniversary of Moon Landing
*A Voyage to the Moon*
Webinar:

July 25, 2021, Sunday, 10 AM.
Speaker :
Dr. Rajesh V J, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, (IIST), Trivandrum.

To watch the programme on YouTube please click on the link given below:

https://youtu.be/a1oP-GWJlsk

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Breakthrough Science Society, Trivandrum chapter.

As a part of the observance of Marie Curie Memorial Day, Breakthrough Science Society, Pathanamthitta district chapter, Kerala is organising a webinar on ‘Ethics of Science’ on July 4, 2021. Speaker: Prof. P.N.Thankachan, Secretary, Breakthrough Science Society, Kerala chapter.

Dear friend,
The Breakthrough Science Society – Nagpur Unit (https://breakthroughindia.org/), in collaboration with Breakthrough Science Society – Abroad Chapter, is going to organize an online webinar (in Marathi):

Topic:
Astronomy Vs. Astrology (in Marathi)

Date & Time:  
4th July 2021 at 5.00 pm (IST).

Speaker:
Mitali Damle, Research scholar, University Potsdam, Germany, and member of BSS-Abroad.
 
Registration:
You are requested to fill up this form in order to participate in the webinar https://forms.gle/sY6gQVFtTJVVugRD6.

You’ll be notified soon about the webinar and procedure of participation.

Best regards,
Breakthrough Science Society – Nagpur Unit