Heritage walk to mark National Science Day

A heritage walk aimed at inculcating an interest in science among the youth will be organised tomorrow.

Last Updated: Feb 27, 2012, 16:41 PM IST

New Delhi: A heritage walk aimed at inculcating an interest in science among the youth will be organised tomorrow in the premises of historical astronomical observatory Jantar Mantar here.

NGO Space Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators (SPACE) in collaboration with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is organising the walk on the occasion of National Science Day.

The walk will also commemorate 100 years of Delhi as a capital and 150 years of ASI.
On the occasion, science experts from SPACE will demonstrate and discuss the working of the ancient instruments at the 300-year-old astronomical observatory.

National Science Day is celebrated on February 28 to commemorate Sir C V Raman`s Discovery of the Raman Effect.

He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930 for the phenomenon called Raman scattering.

PTI