Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Science Express Comes to Karnataka

Via The Hindu

The Science Express, which has been attracting a large number of people including students across the country, will enter Karnataka on Thursday.

The train, which is an innovative science exhibition on rails, will enter the State at Belgaum, where it will stay from Thursday to Sunday. It will halt at Hubli Railway Station on December 4 and 5 and move on to Bellary — December 6 to 9. It will be in Bangalore (Cantonment Station) from December 10 to 14, in Mysore from December 15 to 18 and in Udupi from December 20 to 22.

According to a press release here on Monday, the mobile exhibition, which was flagged off by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on October 30, consists of 16 air-conditioned coaches with 300 exhibits, 150 films and multimedia presentations. The focus is on spreading awareness on the “challenges of sustainable development” and “new sources of energy”.

The exhibition will be more helpful to those studying in ninth standard and above. There is no entry fee for the exhibition, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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