National Science Day Celebrations at The NorthCap University
Every year the National Science Day is celebrated on 28 February to pay tribute to the Nobel laureate Sir Chandrasekhar Venkata Raman for his invention of the Raman Effect through his experiments on the scattering of light. A series of science-related events are organized in the country to inspire people to work in the field of science, engineering and technology.
To spread the message of the importance of science and its application among people, the Department of Applied Sciences, organized the National Science Day on 28 February 2018.
On this occasion UG, PG and PhD students of the University demonstrated their innovative ideas/research findings in the form of science projects, models and posters. Some of the main projects on display were the IR Radar, Aquarex, metal detector, water quality checker etc.
The Chief Guest at the occasion, Prof. Amitava Senguptagave an informative talk on ‘From Sundials to Atomic Clocks – a glimpse into the amazing journey’. He spoke about the ‘Nature of Time’, ‘What Is Time?’ as well as ‘Time Interval and Synchronization’. He explained the Sand and Water Clocks, Mechanical Clocks, Pendulum Clock, Balance-Wheel Clock, Quartz Clock and the Atomic Clock.Winners of projects, models and posters were encouraged by awarding them prizes and certificates.
The event aimed at motivating students to take up science in their higher studies and contribute to the National Mission.