Monthly Archives: July 2016

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ENGAGEMENT OF TRAINEE (EDUCATION)

Applications are invited from candidates who have recently passed (not earlier than 2014) Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Physics and combination of any two subjects viz. Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics and Statistics or Bio-Science and combination of any three subjects viz. Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Environment Science, Bio-Technology and Molecular Biology for engagement as Trainee (Education) at Science City for two years period only on monthly stipend of Rs.11,000/-(Consolidated).
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America Wild-National Parks Adventure

Press Preview of new large format film ‘America Wild’ at Science City, Kolkata, a unit of National Council of Science Museums-NCSM.
Friends in Media are cordially invited to attend the press preview as per following:
Venue: Space Odyssey Building, Science City, Kolkata
Date: 21st July 2016
Time: 3.30 PM

Narrated by Robert Redford, renowned actor, filmmaker and leading conservationist,see how a trio of adventurers’ quest to experience America’s wildest, most historic and most naturally beautiful places becomes the ultimate off-trail adventure.

The film will be open to the public from 22nd July 2016 for the next six months in daily seven shows in English, Hindi and Bengali.


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Pre-qualification for Annual operation and maintenance of 340TR air-conditioning plant of convention centre in Science City, Kolkata

Pre-qualification for “Annual operation and maintenance of 340TR air-conditioning plant of convention centre in Science City, Kolkata”

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Pre-qualification for Operation and Comprehensive maintenance of medium sized package AC units ranging from 1.5TR to 5TR and water coolers at different locations within Science City, Kolkata

Pre-qualification for “Operation and Comprehensive maintenance of medium sized package AC units ranging from 1.5TR to 5TR and water coolers at different locations within Science City, Kolkata”

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Science on a Sphere

Now learn about the real-time images of the Earth’s atmosphere and Outer space
July 1,2016:
The captivating state-of the-art facility of Science City, Kolkata -‘Science on a Sphere’ was inaugurated by Hon’ble Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal on its 19th anniversary.

The 6 feet diameter suspended globe through animated and dynamic images of the Earth projects its landmass, oceans, oceanic currents, temperature zones, clouds and snow cover areas among others. There are 520 datasets used by the system out of which 40 are real time. The datasets in the system are obtained from the satellites and are constantly updated to present the latest atmospheric status on Earth.

The Governor was delighted to learn that Science City had set up Science on a Sphere, first of its kind in eastern India. He said that here one could experience the dynamic Earth in front of their eyes and the magic of digital simulations enabled to shrink it to a size that fits the scale of visualization. The general public could now get a better understanding of the complex and delicate environmental systems. Science City, Kolkata has successfully engaged the common audience by presenting information in an understandable and acceptable manner and, at the same time, making it an enjoyable learning experience.

A specially designed folder on the new facility Science on a Sphere was unveiled by the Governor in the presence of Shri A S Manekar, Director General, NCSM, Shri E Islam, Director, BITM, distinguished guests and students.

The datasets are obtained from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), USA which supported installation of this facility. The datasets are divided into the categories of atmosphere, ocean, land, astronomy and others. The dataset entry comprises a description of the dataset, a picture, a video, notable features, relevant links and source of information.

Shri A D Choudhury, Director, Science City threw more light on the facility and mentioned that it is a unique educative tool which simplifies the public understanding of our various environmental processes. One can instantly monitor the areas where earthquakes occurred during the last few hours, how the Tsunami waves travel to various coastal areas, the artificial illumination pattern, air traffic in different zones and different times etc.

This new facility can accommodate approximately 70 visitors at a time in a specially designed climatically controlled room.

As part of the celebration, around 250 underprivileged and Divyang (specially-abled) students from Manovikas Kendra took part in interactive activities, contests and live shows.

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