Wednesday, January 01, 2014


Narlikar pitches for astronomy in school education

PUNE, India: Make astronomy part of school education and include it in the science curriculum, eminent astro- physicist Jayant Narlikar said on Sunday.

He was speaking at the25th foundation day lecture of Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) on 'Building scientific institutions: The IUCAA story.'
He said, "In order to spread the astronomy culture in the country, astronomy content must be included in schools in an effective way. Today, astronomy as a topic is covered in geography. Ideally, it should be a part of science and in a more elaborate manner."

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