Upcoming Public Lectures
Prof Aniket Sule Associate Professor, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE-TIFR) Mumbai
Date & Time: Saturday, April 21, 2023, at 6:15 p.m.
Venue : Sky Theatre, Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai
In the last couple of decades, Astronomy has been increasingly used as a tool to study the history of cultures as well as a marker of human development. Even in the Indian context, several groups have successfully shown how astronomy can be important in placing constraints on historical events and mapping the dispersal of humans in the Indian subcontinent. Let us discuss this through examples of how rigorous and evidence-based historical research can be done using astronomical tools.
Dr Hamsa Padmanabhan (University of Geneva)
Date & Time:
(to be announced)