As a part of actions in connecting science with society, a lecture collection on Science & Society has been began by Mantaqi Centre for Science & Society, Islamic College of Science & Expertise (IUST), Awantipora.
In line with an announcement by the varsity, the primary discuss held on-line titled Astronomy: An Thrilling Science, was delivered by Prof Naseer Iqbal, Professor of Physics & Registrar, IUST on 11 January 2021. The discuss was organised in affiliation with Directorate of Inside High quality Assurance (DIQA), IUST, Awantipora.
“Prof. Naseer firstly gave a short overview in regards to the actions IUST is taking in reaching out to the society. Throughout his PowerPoint presentation, he gave an outline of the origin of Universe and numerous options and parts of Astronomy. He talked about that universe is the whole lot round us, each seen and invisible. Whereas correlating many different sciences with astronomy like biology, chemistry, physics, he deliberated that astronomy is an oldest, entertaining, non-threatening and accessible science. He threw mild on many features of astronomy and cosmology like cosmic evolution, house, time, matter, supernova, black gap, huge bang, vitality, darkish matter, and so forth. He linked astronomy throughout historic instances when there have been no telescopes and different technological devices with the trendy astronomy outfitted with excessive finish applied sciences and amenities. Prof. Naseer highlighted the incidence of astronomical evidences from many locations of Kashmir like Burzuhama. There are lots of challenges in finding out the science of astronomy and extra initiatives with targeted analysis must be taken on this route, he mentioned,” the assertion reads.
Dr. Aijaz Ahmad Qureshi, Analysis Officer and Organising Secretary who firstly gave a short profile of Prof. Naseer Iqbal, introduced vote of thanks. He thanked Vice Chancellor of Prof. Mushtaq A. Siddiqi for his encouragement and DIQA, Public Relations, Directorate of IT& SS, media homes, contributors, supporting workers, IUST fraternity, and others for his or her assist in efficiently organizing the occasion. On the finish, there was a query and reply session.