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Fun with Physics / मनोर‍जक भौतिकी

The CD illustrates and demonstrates 30 novel activities on mechanics, optics and waves along with video clipping of the actual activities that help understand the principles and concepts in a lucid manner. The experiments are aimed at students and teachers of class VI to X.
The experiments were jointly developed by Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Vigyan Prasar. A majority of the experiments could be performed using commonly available objects/ equipment.

 

Price: Rs.100
                                     
 

Optics
The objective of the CD is to illustrate and demonstrate a series of novel activities on optics that may enhance interest in physics amongst students and teachers. The CD contains 37 experiments on different concepts of optics like reflection, refraction, dispersion, interference etc. Demonstrations described in the CD are aimed at practical applications of the concepts and realization in real life situation. Video clippings of the actual experiments help understanding the principles in a lucid manner.

Price: Rs.100                           
PHYSICISTS

The CD-ROM on "Physicists" covers biographies of 150 selected physicists from ancient, renaissance, classical and modern period, who made major  contributions in fundamental and applied physics. The CD-ROM  contains  chronological details of major discoveries in physics from 425 BCE to 2006 CE under the section "Timeline". The CD-ROM covers the list of Nobel prize winners in Physics from 1901-2006 along with their contributions for which the Nobel prize was awarded. The CD-ROM also covers brief description of various laws of Physics arranged in alphabetical manner.

 Price: Rs.50
 
                      

Innovative Physics Experiments / नवाचारी भौतिकी प्रयोग

The objective of this interactive CD is to illustrate and demonstrate a series of novel activities that may help enhance interest in physics amongst students and teachers. It is expected that students of class VIII to XII would be able to perform most of the experiments using commonly available objects/equipment.

The experiments were jointly developed by Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Vigyan Prasar.
 

Price: Rs.100  


                  

 

Vigyan Rail -  Science Exhibition on Wheels

The interactive CD & DVD-ROM is on “Vigyan Rail-Science Exhibition on Wheels”. Vigyan Rail was a specially designed train with twelve coaches for exhibits and activities depicting India’s achievements in various fields of science and technology. It moved throughout the length and breadth of the country for about eight months covering 60 stations during December 15, 2003 to August 20, 2004. The DVD  contains “Vigyan Rail - A Walk through”  - a four part movie (each of 30 minute duration) produced by Vigyan Prasar covering in detail all exhibits and panels developed by 18 Ministries/Departments of Government of India engaged in development through applications of Science and Technology. 

CD Price: Rs.50  DVD Price: Rs.100    

India in Space (Not Available)

A CD-ROM provides information in various aspects of Space Science programme in India from the beginning till date.It highlights the historical perspectives,details of various launches,achievements and future prospects of Space Science.

 

Price: Rs.50        

Dream-2047

“Dream 2047” CD-ROM is a collection of all the popular science articles published in Vigyan Prasar’s monthly newsletter-cum-popular Science  magazine during the period 1998-2002. An updated version of the CD covering issues from 1998 to 2005 would be available in near future.


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Mad, Mad, Mad Cow

The multimedia version of the publications “The Rustless Wonder: A Study of the Iron pillar at Delhi” and “Mad, Mad, Mad Cow: An overview of the Mad Cow Disease”, attempts to clarify the more technical and difficult points of the books. Simple and easy to read text with visual enhancements like photographs, animations,videos etc. enhance the educational experience. Glossary, indexing and bookmarking facilities are other attractive features.

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Transit of Venus

Transit of Venus’ is a comprehensive multimedia CD on transit phenomena with emphasis on Venus and its transits. The CD-ROM was brought out on the occasion of the rare celestial event of the" Transit of Venus” that occurred on June 8, 2004 .

 

 

Price: Rs.50 

The Rustless Wonder : A Study of the Iron Pillar at Delhi
 

The multimedia CD-ROM is based on the VP publication “The Rustless Wonder: A Study of the Iron Pillar at Delhi” The Iron pillar is located at Delhi has been an object of  perennial interest and curiosity for scientists as well as for lay-persons. The CD covers every aspect of this technological marvel and summarised all important studies and researches done on the pillar by scientists from various countries over the last century and a half.


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Discovery of X-rays (both in Hindi and English)

A chance observation by Roentgen led to the discovery of X-rays, which in a sense opened the floodgates towards discovery of modern science during 20th century.  The film discusses the discovery & mechanism of  X-rays.

Price: Rs.50            

 

Relativity (both in Hindi and English)

Since the time of Galileo and Aryabhata, relativity of space was well known.  With the revolutionary  ideas of Einstein, it was established, time is also relative.  The implication of these revolutionary  ideas is explored in the film.

 Price: Rs.50           

Riding on Radio Waves (both in Hindi and English)

Can messages be sent at the speed of light without a wire?  The film is the depiction of discovery of radio waves and its uses.

Price: Rs.50            

Discovery of Radioactivity (both in Hindi and English) 

The film describes an exciting story of discovery of radioactivity from an unforeseen observation by  Henri Becquerel to laying foundation by Madam Curie

Price: Rs.50            

Quantum Era (both in Hindi and English)

The film discusses the incredible  ideas of Max Planck and the development of quantum mechanics

Price: Rs.50           

 

The Magical Year : Documentary on Albert Einstein

The documentary film brings in a popular style the three important papers of Albert Einstein that changed our ideas about the universe and the basic concept about time and space. During a single year, 1905 Albert Einstein published three papers on Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, Brownian Motion and Photoelectric Effect.

Price: Rs.50           

 

Anant Yatra (Not Available)

‘Anant Yatra’ is a three part video programme of 26 minutes duration each commemorating hundred years of the golden decade 1895-1905 in which important discoveries were made that changed the face of the world. The salient features include shooting at the labs and institutions where these discoveries were made along with interviews of Scientists working there in the relevant fields.

Price: Rs.50                                

 

          

Film on Prof. P.C. Vaidya    (Not Available)                                                                                

A film on the life and works of Prof. P.C Vaidya. He is credited with the beautiful solution to the Einstein’s equation for a radiating star which he discovered  in mid forties while working at BHU with Prof. V. V. Narliker.

Price: Rs.50                    

 

Riding on Radio Waves (both in Hindi and English)

Can messages be sent at the speed of light without a wire?  The film is the depiction of discovery of radio waves and its uses.

Price: Rs.50               

 

Aisa Hi Hota Hai (Not Available)

Vigyan Prasar jointly with Development and Educational Communication Unit (DECU)/ ISRO has commenced telecast of a science serial for children and young people ‘Aisa Hi Hota Hai’ (AH3) on Doordarshan National since May 22, 2005.

Vol I: 150, Vol II: 150, Vol III: 100

          

Vol. 1 covers Buoyancy, Sound Energy, Surface Tension
Vol. 2 covers Heat Energy, Gravity, Magnetism
Vol. 3 covers Pressure, Flight ,Friction
 

Biographies-Scientists (Not Available in English)

A biography of Scientists. An insight into their inventions, contributions in the scientific field and major discoveries.

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World of Physics    (Not Available in English) 

An insight into various aspects of physics, covering a whole gamut of topics from light and heat to cosmic rays and nuclear reactions.

CD Price: Rs.50      

World of Chemistry   (Not Available in English)

A peek into the evolution of chemistry and various chemical compounds and metals.

 

Price: Rs.50        

World of Computers  

A comprehensive information on computer technology, concepts, latest trends in software and hardware and internet.


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Science in Ancient India

An exciting journey into how science developed in Ancient India, use of  scientific techniques in the field of medicine, astronomy and chemistry by Indian Scientist in ancient times.



 Price Rs.50 
History of Telecommunication  

 

Price: Rs.50 

Uyirin Uyire(Tamil)    
 

An educative series on interesting subjects like cloning, transgenic animals and diverse aspects of biotechnology.


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World of Technology    (Not Available)
 

 


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