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On February 28, Dr.C V Raman discovered the Raman effect. As tribute to his Nobel Prize  winning discovery India remembers this day as National Science Day. Eighty six years on the World of science today looks much more vast than it did then.download (7)

28th of February, 1928 was the great day in India when an invention in the field of Indian science was completed by the famous Indian physicist, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. He was a Tamil Brahmin and first one in the science, who had researched such invention in India. To commemorate and honor this event always in the future, 28th of February was asked to the Indian Government to designate as a National Science Day in India by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) in the year 1986.download (8)

From then, the national science day was started celebrating all across the India as a great event in the field of Indian science. It is celebrated every year by students, teachers, scientists and researchers in all the schools, colleges, universities, educational institution including scientific, academic, medical, technical and research institutions of India. On the first celebration ceremony of the National Science Day in India, the National Council for Science and Technology Communication had declared the institution of the National Science Popularization awards in order to recognize an excellent and wonderful endeavor in the field of science communication and popularization.

Scientists like detectives are constantly on the look-out for clues to solve real life mysteries. This National Science Day let us meet seven exciting Indian scientists and look into their respective worlds.

TINY BITS, BIG DIFFERENCE

Field  Nanoelectronics  Laureate  Ramgopal Raodownload

HIGH GRAVITY SITUATION

Field  Quantum mechanics   Laureate Shiraz Minwalla.download (1)

WHY WE ARE THE WAY WE ARE

Field  Anthropology  Laureate  Aninhalli R.Vasavidownload (2)

REACTIONS THAT CAN CURE

Field  Biochemistry   Laureate  Rajesh Gokhaledownload (3)

WHAT DID YOU SAY

Field   Linguistics      Laureate   Ayesha Kidwaidownload (4)

DO THE MATH

Field    Algebraic geometry   Laureate   Rahul Pandharipandedownload (5)

A REALLY OLD STORY

Field  archaeology

Laureate  Nayanjot Lahiridownload (6)

 

 

Courtesy     THE HINDU  YOUNG WORLD

 

 

 

 

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