PEGASUS - National Science Day

PEC University of Technology celebrated PEGASUS - National Science Day on April 6th. It was hosted by the Applied Sciences Department at PEC in association with the Astronomy & Space Physics Society at the institute, sponsored and funded by the Punjab State Council on Science and Technology. The day started with a Scientific Poster Presentation which involved topics from the Colonisation of Mars to the presentation on piezoelectrics in satellite sensors. It was followed by a lecture by renowned astrophysicist Dr. Sandeep Sahijpal who is presently a professor of Physics at the Panjab University, Chandigarh. Dr. Sahijpal works in the field of exoplanets and gave an exuberating lecture on the history of the universe and entangled several interested students into the science of astrophysics and astronautics. The day ended with the Brahmand 2.0 quiz being conducted by the society with several students participating from nearby engineering institutes in it. Brahmand 2.0 ended on a inquisitive note, with several students gaining an insight into the space sciences while celebrating the 100 years of the chemical bond. The event ended with a short stargazing session for the students.

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