Amity Educational Resource Centre organized a workshop on “Discovery of Water on Moon and Chandrayan-1” for the students of Amity International Schools at Amity Innovation Incubator, Amity University, Noida. Eminent experts such as Mr. Amitabh Pandey, Scientist and an Astronomer and Mr. Sandeep Nigam- Science Journalist, Star News and an Astronomer conducted the workshop
Mr. Amitabh Pandey shared with students the different existing theories regarding “ How Earth gets its moon” and about “Mission Lcross”
Students were also shown informative short films on “Big Bang”, “Formation of stars”, “Galaxies”, “Solar system and the Moon”, “Mission Chandrayan”
The workshop was followed by a video conferencing, inaugurated by Dr. (Mrs.)Amita Chauhan- Chairperson, Amity International Schools, with Dr. N Bhandari from Ahmedabad Astronomy Club, Ahmedabad who is one of the key scientists who planned and designed India''''s first mission to Moon - Chandrayan-1 and selected 11 payloads for Chandrayan-1. Dr. N Bhandari enlightened the Amity students with his observations on the “Finding of water on the moon and Chandrayan”. Prof. Yashpal also presented his views on the same .