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The IUCAA story by Dr. Jayant Narlikar – building scientific institutions

Watch Dr. Jayant Narlikar talk about the story of Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), the prestigious research institute based in Pune. Dr. Narlikar was the founder director of IUCAA. Under his direction IUCAA has acquired a world-wide reputation … Continue reading

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Samuchit Lifestyle – A talk by Dr. Priyadarshini Karve

Dr. Priyadarshini Karve talks about how to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle with minimum environmental impact. She describes her passion and work in the area of sustainable energy and her quest to promote eco-friendly products in the society. This led her … Continue reading

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Alternate Energy Systems: Myths, Facts and Challenges – A talk by Dr Paul Ratnasamy

Currently over 80% of our energy comes from fossil fuels. However these fuels are the major sources of the green house gas pollutants which lead to severe environmental degradation including climate change. Energy from non-polluting sources – like biomass, solar … Continue reading

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Alan Turing – Scientist Unlimited : A talk by Dr. Mathai Joseph

Dr. Mathai Joseph spoke about the life and work of Alan Turing at the IUCAA Auditorium. He describes the seminal contribution on computability and models of computation proposed by Alan Turing. He also talks about his academic career, participation in … Continue reading

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Conversation with Manohar Parrikar, CM Goa at IITBAA Pune Chapter

Mr. Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister Goa and an IIT Bombay alumnus, visited the IIT Bombay Alumni Association Pune Chapter on 20th January. Watch the frank, informal conversation with Manu below where he talks about politics, ethics, bureaucracy and how IITians … Continue reading

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