10th November is observed as World Science Day for Peace and Development to highlight the significant role of science in society and the urgent need to engage the public in debates on scientific issues. It was celebrated for the first time in 2002.
World Science Day was proclaimed by the United Nations Educational Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2001. The 20th edition of World Science Day for Peace and Development will focus on climate change more than anything else. This year’s celebration will highlight the importance of “Building Climate-Ready Communities.”
According to UN websites states, "The objective is to bring science closer to society by highlighting some key scientific aspects and possible solutions provided by science, technology, and innovation to some of the major global challenges society is facing today."
On this day, you should visit National Science Museum, Delhi where you will explore and learn more about Science.
This gallery was initiated by the former Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit on 14 December 2010. Our Earth is the planet known to mankind that comprises of water which empowers life in the entirety of its variety to flourish here.
Our Indian Heritage in Science and Technology has a long history of 4500 years. The showcase on "Our Science and Technology Heritage" depicts how, in process of things working out, one close to the next with Art and Culture, there experienced adolescence with Indian soil, a rich coherent and mechanical culture.
The claim to fame of this fascination is lifting the ball to 13 kilometres and afterwards moving back to the ground. It is a nylon ball having a distance across of 6 inches, which is lifted up to 50 feet in tallness to acquire likely energy and afterwards dropped down back and travel to the way to grow its possible energy into different types of energy.
The board of this show attempted to clarify sufficient data of the beginning of the earth and the land changes that occurred on earth in a long time, the development of air, how and when life is begun inside the water, and different types of early livings.
The Nehru Planetarium, commissioned on 3rd March 1977, with the objective of fostering scientific temper through the means of edutainment (that’s right! education + entertainment). The planetarium has been making learning Astronomy a pleasant experience. It also has grown into a Center for the scientific study of astronomy and for a meeting of scientists and scholars for discussions and lectures, arranged periodically on various stellar and Astronomical events.
Cityspidey interacted with former scientist Gauhar Raza about the need for scientific temper. He said, “When science enters in between the mass of people it becomes scientific temper. It is a part of our daily life to life. Scientific temper helps us in making decisions. Not in India, scientific tempers need to reach the whole world. We witness devotees taking the holy dip in the Yamuna, despite it being heavily polluted. We have to understand that it is not good for us. Government should have to take a backup option for the devotees.”