Raman birth anniversary celebrations
The District Science Centre (DSC) here, in association with the Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai, will be celebrating the 125th birth anniversary of Sir Chandrasekara Venkata Raman, the first Indian to win the Nobel Prize for Physics in the year 1930 (for the phenomenon now called the Raman effect), at its campus on Thursday.
According to the district science officer-in charge J R Pazhaniswami, the programme is aimed at educating students about the great scientist.
Dr S Mathi, Chief Educational Officer, will be the chief guest on the occasion while executive director of TNSTC Dr P Iyyamperumal will preside over the function.
Dr A Murugeswari, assistant professor of the Department of Physics at VIT University, will deliver a special lecture on Sir C V Raman’s achievement in physics to members of the audience at the occasion.
A group of students from VIT will demonstrate science projects like black body radiation, gyroscope, fifth dimension, reflection of Tyndall effect, hydraulic lift, theodolight, centripetal force, centrifugal force, mobius resistance and Bernoulli’s surprise at the event.