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PATRONS
Prof Anil Kakodkar, Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission
Dr G Madhavan Nair, Former Chairman, ISRO Dr Vijay P Bhatkar, Chancellor, Nalanda University and President, VIBHA
Prof K I Vasu, Former Professor, IIT Chennai, IISc Bangalore and Founder, Swadeshi Science Movement
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
Prof Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE Prof Suhas Pednekar, Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai
Prof VPN Nampoori, Emeritus Professor, Cochin University of Science and Technology Vivekananda Pai, Secretary, VIBHA Praveen Ramdas, Secretary, VIBHA
CHIEF EDITORIAL ADVISOR & MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD
Jayant Sahasrabudhe
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
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EDITOR
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Sonam Singh Subhedar
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The presence of women in science may have begun as a trickle but is now a robust stream, and getting thicker
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09 PhotoFeature:AeroIndia2021
Snapshots from the 13th edition of the spectacular show held in Bengaluru that showcased the might of Indian aerospace and defence industries
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25 ScienceDiplomacy
India can make its space station exceptional by partnering with countries outside China-US astropolitical blocs
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38 Books
Revisiting Lilavati’s Daughters, a book published a decade ago, that made readers aware of bright minds and served up role models for young aspirants
Cover Image Courtesy: NISCAIR, New Delhi
Science & Spiritualism
India’s enviable legacy is of women in science who have shone bright through the centuries
Interview of the Month
India’s ace physicist, Dr Rohini Godbole, talks at length on why she would rather be called a scientist and not a ‘woman scientist’
Flying high yet firmly rooted
A survey on work-life balance of women in science in India reveals that even as they scale newer heights as scientists, they continue to remain rooted in country’s traditions
Living Legend: Smt Papammal
The 105-year-old organic farmer from Tamil Nadu is an inspiration both for her healthy lifestyle and healthy farming
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