🎙 Why explore space?

This is a seminar on "Why explore space?" as delivered to school kids but enjoyable by anyone with an interest even if you have no prior knowledge of space or science.

This is a seminar on "Why explore space?" as delivered to school kids for Asan Vigyan, but enjoyable by anyone with an interest even if you have no prior knowledge of space or science.

Topics discussed include:

  • 00:51 - Telescopes of Earth

  • 06:56 - Space telescopes

  • 13:12 - Why study the Sun?

  • 19:50 - Why explore the Moon?

  • 35:57 - Threats to Earth and why we need to live in space

  • 38:40 - Why study exoplanets?

The kids had a raft of amazing questions on every single topic! They deeply understood why space exploration is important and quintessential. 🚀

Articles referred to in the session:

Why explore the Moon

Discovery of water on the Moon

Life around Universe's smallest stars?

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 orbiter

A mission to touch the Sun

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