Session on History of Astronomy

AASTRO Thiruvananthapuram had its monthly session of March on history of astronomy at its usual time and venue ; Science and Technology Museum, PMG Jn on 1st March, Thursday. Shri. RVG Menon gave an elegant but simple outline of the origin and development of astronomy. He had his talk begin from the origin of human culture. Then he illustrated with many interesting anecdotes how the method of science and thereby its technological applications became  integral parts of human beings. The lecture was followed by a fruitful discussion wherein teachers, students and many interested general public participated actively.