Puttur: In a momentous event organized by the Department of Physics (UG and PG), the students and faculty members of St Philomena College Puttur gathered to witness the live launch of the Aditya L1 mission on 2 Sep 2023 in the Spandana Seminar Hall.
The event featured Dr A P Radhakrishna and Prof. Ganesh Bhat, Vice Principals of the College who inspired the students to embrace pure science, along with Dr K Chandrashekhar, Department of Physics, Convener of the programme.
The event commenced with a prayer led by the students of II BSc. Vineeth Lobo, a student of III BSc, extended a warm welcome.
Prof. Ganesh Bhat, the guest of honour, delivered an inspiring message, emphasizing the importance of cultivating a deep interest in understanding the universe. He urged young students to actively engage in the pursuit of pure science and to utilize the knowledge gained from space projects for the betterment of mankind.
Dr A. P. Radhakrishna, the resource person of the program, shared his fascination with astrophysics and highlighted the capabilities of the students at St Philomena College. He delivered an enlightening talk on the Aditya L1 mission, explaining its processes and workings in detail.
The gathering consisted of enthusiastic students and dedicated faculty members from the BSc program, all eager to witness the unfolding of this significant space mission.
The event concluded with a vote of thanks presented by Poojashree V Rai, Department of Physics.