73 minutes | Jan 1, 2021

Expanding astronomy education and research possibilities in India

Dr. Jayant Murthy is a Senior Professor at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA). Prior to joining IIA he received his PhD in Physics from the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, USA and later joined as a Research Scientist in the same. His research revolves in Space missions starting with a payload on the Space Shuttle (TAUVEX and UVIT missions), Interstellar dust and Diffuse radiation field studies, SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) project and many more. It is worthy to mention that Dr. Jayant is one of those prominent scientists of the country who is popularizing science amongst the common folks for its deep and better understandings.Full profile of Dr. Jayant Murthy - https://www.iiap.res.in/people/personnel/murthy/Jayant_Murthy/Home.htmlSupport the NewSpace India podcast by becoming a Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/newspaceindiaWant to keep in touch with the NewSpace India community? Do join us on Discord https://discord.gg/WRJ8Yagb8TFor comments/suggestions, write to curator@newspaceindia.com ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
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