Plenty of opportunities in cosmology
A weeklong programme on Popular Science Talks for UG and PG students, organised by the Physics department of Andhra Loyola College commenced here on Thursday The chief guest of the programme was Dr T Sri Kumar
Vijayawada: A week-long programme on ‘Popular Science Talks’ for UG and PG students, organised by the Physics department of Andhra Loyola College commenced here on Thursday. The chief guest of the programme was Dr T Sri Kumar.
Speaking at the inaugural programme, Dr T Sri Kumar delivered a talk on ‘Future of Space for mankind’.
He said that there were plenty of opportunities in the exploration of space, beyond the earth.
India needs scientists in the field of astronomy and astrophysics for both manned and unmanned missions proposed by ISRO, he added.
He said that India was facing a shortage of experts in space science and by 2030, India needs nearly 20,000 experts to meet the demands.
There is room for lot of employment opportunities in the field of cosmology, he said and requested that many of the Mathematics and Physics graduates to opt for cosmological studies and get ready for meeting the challenges in space.
Dr Sahayabhaskaran, Dr AV Ravi Kumar, Dr Johnson and Dr MC Rao and a large number of students were present.