From creating a new species to invading an opponent’s planet, Cosmic Con had it all. Participants competed against each other in an impressive amalgamation of creativity and technical know-how.
Cosmic Con got the astronomically curious participant ruminating over space and its quirkier details. From creating malevolent aliens to choosing the perfect travel itinerary, this category’s events had contestants compete with each other using equal parts knowledge and creativity.
In their first ticketed event of the semester, The Astronomy Club organised a webinar by Dr Varun Bhalerao, a leading Research Scientist at LIGO. He threw light upon many advancements in astrophysics and space technology such as neutron star mergers, the LIGO-India observatory, and the AstroSAT satellite.
Sidney Sheldon weaves wonders once again in ‘The Stars Shine Down’ – a reflection on the hurdles women still have to overcome in the corporate world, two centuries after the inception of feminism. Read on to find out more about this tale of hardship, skyrocketing to zeniths of success, scathing betrayals, and decisions that could put everything at stake.
From the dark side of the moon and why leaves are green, to cryovolcanoes and and tides, The Astronomy Club’s Exoplanets 2.0 was a brief and passionate talk that was not to be missed.