Popular Science Lectures

Biotechnology: Scope and Opportunities

The tAcT workshop started with a popular science talk on ‘Biotechnology: Scope and Opportunities’ by Dr. S R Joshi from NEHU. Tracing the origins of biotechnology, Dr. Joshi outlined the diverse applications of the discipline in sectors ranging from agriculture, industry, fuel, and health to textiles and cosmetics.               Read more »

1st November 2017.

Optical telescopes: An eye to the Universe

An astronomical optical telescope is similar in design to a microscope. However, unlike the microscope, which is designed to view objects that are small and nearby, the telescope is designed to view objects that may be large, but are very far away (thousands of light years) at astronomical distances.            Read more »

3rd November 2016.

इक्कीसवीं सदी में जीव-विज्ञान

बीसवीं सदी meiN jeev-विज्ञान के क्षेत्र में बहुत तेज़ी से ज्ञान का इज़ाफ़ा हुआ. इसी सदी में अनुवांशिकी (जेनेटिक्स) क्रमागत उन्नति (एवोलूशन), परिस्थिती विज्ञान (इकोलॉजी) और अणविकजीव विज्ञान (मॉलिक्यूलर बायोलॉजी) की बहुत ज़्यादा तरक़्क़ी हुई .अक्सर ऐसा लगा की जीव विज्ञान की सारी समस्याएं आण्विक जीव विज्ञान तकनीकों से हल हो जाएंगी                               Read more »

3rd November 2016.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission

The Academy Trust (TAcT) in association with Agastya International Foundation, Bangalore celebrated the NSD on 26 February 2015 in the premises of Indian Academy of Sciences. Keeping the spirit of the focal theme of the NSD- Science for the Nation Building, apopular science talk on “India’s Mars Orbiter Mission” was organized.             Read more»

26th February 2015.

What factors limit Education in Science?

The Academy Trust organized a popular Public Lecture on February 2014 at Government Science College, Bengaluru. It was attended by over 200 students and faculty of the college. The speaker, Prof. Murthy stressed on the need to inculcate scientific temper in everyday life. He mentioned a few news stories in newspapers that are unscientific and against the very fundamental ethos of science.               Read more »

28th February 2014.