GUWAHATI, Feb 28 - Regional Science Centre, Guwahati, today celebrated the National Science Day in its premises, commemorating the invention of the Raman Effect by the legendary scientist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman in the year 1928. This day has become significant as it reminds us of the Indian scientists and their works and therefore creates scientific temper among the young students.
The programmes started with an art competition in three groups on different topics. Memory contest for students studying in classes VIII to XII was one of the interesting events of this Day. In this event 20 pictures of scientific instruments, tools and objects were projected on the screen. Participants were supposed to memorise the pictures and write them in five minutes. After this, a popular science talk was delivered by Prof Dr Bipul Bhuyan, Department of Physics, IIT Guwahati. His lecture highlighted the invention of Raman Effect and covered some important phenomena of space which he demonstrated with the help of video photography.
The following programme was an experiment-cum-participatory demonstration arranged for students. The programmes ended with an open house quiz competition and prize distribution ceremony, stated a press release issued here today.