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A Journey through the Deep Space towards the Origin of the Universe

Dr. Ashok Ambastha engaged the Btech students in a beautiful session on a Journey through space towards the origin of the Universe.

Dr. Ambastha is a Professor at the Solar Observatory, Physical Research Laboratory, Udaipur. He is an internally renounced scientist. He has over 98 research publications in national and international journals and 4 books dealing with the following subjects:

Astrophysics: Spiral Structure of disk galaxies and galactic dynamics

Plasma Physics: Computer experiments on charged particle motions in magnetic mirrors

Solar Physics: Solar oscillations (helioseismology), Energetic transients (flares, CMEs), Velocity and magnetic fields in active regions, stability and eruption of prominences.

Total solar eclipse Expeditions: 1995 Kalpi (India), 1999 Isfahan (Iran); 2001 Lusaka (Zambia), 2006 Antalya (Iran), 2009 Anji (China)

Dr. Ambastha is recipient of many awards, and to name a few:

  • “Enrico Fermi” Young Fellow, 1978, Varenna School, Italian Physical Society
  • NRC-NASA Senior Resident Research Associateship, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville (USA), 1992-93

You can check out the video of the talk here: