- 600 Students to dress as Einsten
- Little Einstens to discuss Theory of Relativity
At the forthcoming India International Science Fest (IISF) 2016, around 600 students will be attempting to recreate a Guinness World Record for the most number of students dressed as Nobel laureaute Dr. Albert Einstein simultaneously at the same venue. The ‘Little Einstens’ will be discussing theory of relativity and photo electric effect.
Earlier, the record is on the name of Black Pine Circle School, USA, where a total of 319 Einstein lookalikes were gathered setting the new world record for the Largest gathering of people dressed as Albert Einstein in 2015.
The event, coordinated by the Ministry of Science and Technology, will have students at IISF 2016, NPL, Pusa Road. Addressing to media, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, “We are a government that believes and supports scientific research, including an appropriate balance between fundamental research to support new discoveries and the commercialization of ideas, which will lead to provide an ample employment opportunities for India’s sustainable economic growth.”
The five-day festival is being organised by the ministry at NPL , Delhi.
Emphasizing the importance of taking science into rural India, the Hon’ble Minister said “The Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences has been organising India International Science Festival(IISF) in association with Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) to promote the science & technology developed by the Indian research labs and to inculcate the scientific temper among masses. The theme of this year festival is “Science for the Masses”.
The five-day fest will see young scientists display their research on subjects such as indigenous science and technology, innovative agricultural practices, livestock management and advanced manufacturing technologies.
The event also has a film festival that will showcase movies on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet projects such as ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyan’, ‘Digital India’ & ‘Make in India’.
Israeli Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis will pay special visit to the fest, which will be inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on December 8.
The highlights of the fest include plenary lectures, technology demonstrations by young scientists, scientific workshop and pavilions and an exceptional opportunity for networking.