The story of how research into the physics of cosmic rays and elementary particles began in India will be told in simple and non-technical language. Starting from the days before the First World War, the growth of research in this area will be traced till the nineteen-sixties. On the way small anecdotes of the major personalities will be told. Finally, some we shall discuss some lessons which can be learned from this historical exercise.
Sreerup Raychaudhuri (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai )
Date & Time
Tue, 15 May 2018, 15:00 to 16:00
Emmy Noether Seminar Room, ICTS Campus, Bangalore