Articles tagged under: science

3 students from Gujarat to participate ISRO’s YUVIKA programme during summer vacation

April 07, 2019
3 students from Gujarat to participate ISRO’s YUVIKA programme during summer vacation

Gandhinagar: Three young students Masters Kunj Devang Buddhdev, Academic Heights Public School from Rajkot, Patel Pratham Maheshbhai, Shri J B Shah English Medium School from Aravalli and Solanki Rahul Ramdevbhai, Shri Brahmanand Vidyalaya, Surendranagar are all set to join the three week programme on Space Science & Technology during this summer vacation at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The three students will represent Gujarat at the “Young Scientist Programme - YUva VIgyani...Read More

Bhuj to get Rs. 85.96 crore Regional Science Museum; foundation stone laid

January 04, 2019
Bhuj to get Rs. 85.96 crore Regional Science Museum; foundation stone laid

Bhuj: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today performed groundbreaking for Rs. 84.96 crore regional science museum at district headquarters Bhuj in Kutch. The government has allotted 10 acre land for 6100 square meter construction of Science museum near Bhujiya hill. The museum will have theme based science galleries dedicated to energy education, bonsai, marine navigation, nano technology and more.   DeshGujaratRead More

Exhibition on Futuristic Technologies at Science City for Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019

December 13, 2018

 Gandhinagar: Ahead of the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019, preparations are in full swing at Science City in Ahmedabad to put on a display a mega-exhibition of Futuristic Technologies as well as an exhibition on Space. Starting from the 17th of January, Science City in Ahmedabad will hold an exhibition on Futuristic technologies that have real world commercial applications.The exhibition will provide a glimpse of the advanced technologies that were once considered the stuff...Read More

Gujarat govt. announces Rs.50 crore Science & Technology Innovation (SIT) Fund

December 04, 2018
Gujarat govt. announces Rs.50 crore Science & Technology Innovation (SIT) Fund

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today approved Rs.50-crore Science & Technology Innovation (STI) Fund to provide assistance up to Rs.50-lakh to UGC and AICTE recognised central and state universities and colleges for a maximum period of three years to develop latent talents, encourage creativity research and development in strategic fields in the knowledge-based ecosystem. The Gujarat Government had earlier announced similar assistance under the Biotechnology Policy and IT Po...Read More

Amrit Vidyalaya, Panchmahal wins Rural IT Quiz Gujarat State Finals

September 07, 2018
Amrit Vidyalaya, Panchmahal wins Rural IT Quiz Gujarat State Finals

Gandhinagar: It’s quiz time now for the rural school students in Gujarat, after completing their district level rural IT Quiz and participating in the State Rural IT Quiz today at Kadi Sarva Viswavidyalaya, Gandhinagar now marching for the National Rural IT Quiz to be held at Bangalore in November. Two students, Japan T Shah and Sneh T Parikh, both are of Std. X students from Amrit Vidyalaya, Panchmahal district emerged as State Winners and Het Kalpeshkumar Mehta (Std. X) and and Y...Read More

Century’s longest Lunar Eclipse tonight during 22.44 to 4.58 hours

July 27, 2018
Century’s longest Lunar Eclipse tonight during 22.44 to 4.58 hours

By Narottam Sahoo, Gujarat Science City Ahmedabad: This Friday will have another Good Friday as the Friday night will bring the longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century. In addition, the Red planet Mars will also to be closer to the red moon, casting a unique celestial phenomenon to observe and remember.   On July 27, the Sun, Earth and Moon are aligned, placing the moon opposite the sun in our sky, producing an eclipse as Earth’s shadow falls on the moon’s face. On the same...Read More

PRL Ahmedabad scientists discover new planet 600 light years away from the Earth

June 08, 2018
PRL Ahmedabad scientists discover new planet 600 light years away from the Earth

Bengaluru: Scientists of the Physical Research Laboratory of ISRO in Ahmedabad have found a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size planet (mass of about 27 Earth Mass and size of 6 Earth Radii) around a Sun-like star to enable India join among the small group of nations which have discovered planets around stars. The team led by Prof Abhijit Chakraborty have found the planet going around the star in about 19.5 days with the host star about 600 light years away from the Earth, according to a mention...Read More

Bhavnagar to get Rs 80 crore regional science museum

May 24, 2018

Bhavnagar: Bhavnagar, which is presently known for its art and culture will soon to be known as the land of art, culture and science with the development of Regional Science Museum (RSM) here – expressed Shri Bhupendersinh Chudasama, Minister of State for Education and the Prabhari Minister for Bhavnagar. Laying down the foundation stone of the RSM Bhavnagar over an area of 20 acres of land near Nari Village, Shri Bhupendersinh Chudasama mentioned that the Government of Gujarat is establish...Read More

Rajkot to get Rs 78 crore Science Museum

April 13, 2018
Rajkot to get Rs 78 crore Science Museum

Rajkot: The city of Rajkot will have Rs 78 crore Science museum, ground breaking for which will take place on Sunday, April 15th by Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani. According to municipal commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani, the museum will come up in Ishwaria park over 10 acre land. Proposed museum will have robotics gallery, 3-D central court, library, Imax theater, life science, Nobel prize, physics etc sections. A memorandum of understanding(MoU) will be signed between the department...Read More

Gujarat Science City’s Narottam Sahoo conferred National Award of Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

March 16, 2018
Gujarat Science City’s Narottam Sahoo conferred National Award of  Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

Ahmedabad: The Indian National Science Academy (INSA), country’s apex organisation under Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India for promoting science in the country and harnessing scientific knowledge for the cause of humanity and national welfare has conferred its prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize for Science Popularisation to Dr. Narottam Sahoo, Senior Scientist, Gujarat Science City for the year 2017. The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) was established in Ja...Read More