Former President of India Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam has said that students should try to get inspiration from the life and works of grate scientists . He was inaugurating the children’s science congress organised as part of 97th Inidan Science Congress in Thiruvananthapuram today. Each students should ask the question what I will be remembered for. The answer to this question can be found by studying the works and the life of great scientists.
According to Dr.Kalam, students should have ambition & Dream in life. Great Scientists have made Impossible things possible. Dr.Kalam said that scientists should not confine to laboratories . They should search for truth in nature. Students should remember that science is a life time mission. The year 2010 should have a green mission. Massive planting of trees should be undertaken to make the planet habitable . A Billion Trees should be planted for a Billion people. Around three thousand five hundred students participated in the children’s science congress.
In another session in the 97th Inidan Science Congress Prof. U. R. Rao former Chairman of ISRO delivered a talk on challenges in Space. He put forwarded nine great challenges in Space Science which are Food Security, Energy, Environment Security, Resource Security , Space Transportation , Search extra terrestial life, exploration of Universe and colonization of Mars.
Nobel Prize winning Astro physicist John.C. Mather also spoke on the topic From the big bang to life & end of the Universe.
The science communicators meet was inaugurated by Dr. G. Madavan Nair, General President of Indian Science Congress association