Announcements

Show Suspension       

The sky theatre shows at the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru, will remain suspended for annual maintenance from March 27, 2018. The date of resumption of shows will be announced in due course.

Summer Programmes 2018      

SUMMER PROGRAMMES - in science for students commencing from 3rd April 2018. Registration starts on 27th March 2018 at 10.30 am on first-come-first-served basis.

Instructions for registration :

- Only two seats can be registered by an individual. Considering the constraints of space, the registration is restricted to two registrations. Kindly Co-operate.
- Mode of payment by cash only
- Registration has to be done ONLY in person at the office
- No. of Registration Counter - 3
*Counter No.1 - for the registration of Tiny Tots programme (3rd, 4th & 5th standard students)
*Counter No.2 - for the registration of Fun with Science programme (6th & 7th standard students)
*Counter No.3 - for other programmes (8th standard & above)

Science Club Activity      

Monthly Science Club - a discussion for high school & above students on the topic SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS is scheduled on 11th March 2018 at 3 pm

Poster Exhibition      

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation is celebrating birth anniversaries of our Founder Director and Founder Chairman Prof. C V Vishveshwara and Prof. U R Rao respectively. On this occasion, a poster exhibition on their multidimensional work is arranged till 10th March 2018 between 10.30 am and 4.30 pm at the Planetarium. Entry is Free.

Know Your Stars       

A sky watch programme entitled 'Know Your Stars' is scheduled on 4th Mar 2018 at 6:30 pm.Charges Rs.30/- per head.

Story Telling Session       Click here for more..

Pratham Books is organising an interactive story telling session titled 'Three Stories to take you to New Worlds' for children between 5 and 6 years on 24th Feb 2018 at 11 am. Entry is free. Interested kids can report the planetarium by 10.45 am.

Kaapi With Kuriosity       Click here for more..

Kaapi With Kuriosity lecture series entitled "Fascinating World of Photons, Superposition & Entanglement" by Prof. Urbasi Sinha, Associate Professor, Light and Matter Physics group, Raman Research Institute, Bengaluru, is scheduled on 25.02.2018 at 4 pm at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium.

Monthly Movie      

Monthly Science Movie entitled 'Life and Death of a Star'is scheduled on 18th February 2018 at 5 pm.

Astronomy Workshop       Click here for more..

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is organising an astronomy workshop entitled "Importance of Eclipses for History of Astronomy" for PU & above on 3rd March 2018 between 10.30 am and 3.30 pm. Charges Rs.250/- per head.

Universe in the Classroom - Workshop       Click here for more..

A three-day astronomy workshop entitled UNIVERSE IN THE CLASS ROOM for high school students and above is scheduled from 16th to 17th February 2018 between 4pm and 7pm at the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. Charges Rs.500/- per head

Science Club Activity       Click here for more..

Monthly 'Science Club' is scheduled on the topic "Astronomy" on second Sunday of this month at 3 pm. It is mainly targeted at the students studying in classes VIII-XII in order to develop scientific temper among them. Discussions involving concepts of science in understanding significant events and phenomenon will be taken up. Topic will be understood through examples and audio-visual aids.

Celebration of the Month      

This month, to commemorate Daniel Bernoulli's birth anniversary, we have organized a special lecture for science teachers on February 8th at 10:30 am 12:30 pm.

Date : 8th February 2018
Timings : 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
No. of Participants : 40
Registration is Free Last date for registration : 7th February 2018
Note : Registration is done on first come first serve basis.

Application for the post of Sr. Scintific Officer      

The application form in the prescribed format downloadable should be sent as a hardcopy along with self-attested copies of documents in support of age, experience and qualification and Conduct Certificates from two references, to the Administrative Officer, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium , Sri T Chowdaiah Road, High Grounds, Bengaluru 560 001 on or before the February 15, 2018. Applications through e-mails, will not be entertained. Incomplete application and those supported by false documents/claims will be rejected.

Know Your Stars       

A sky watch programme entitled "Know Your Stars" is scheduled on 4th Feb 2018 at 6:30 pm.Charges Rs.35/- per head.

Total Lunar Eclipse      

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is making arrangements for public to view the TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE on 31st January 2018 between 6.30 pm and 8:30 pm at the campus. Viewing is possible through different telescopes, provided the sky is clear. Entry is free.

Kaapi With Kuriosity      

Kaapi With Kuriosity public lecture entitled "Black Holes" by Prof. Ramesh Narayan, Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences at Harvard University and Senior Astronomer at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory on 21st Jan 2018 at 4 pm in Planetarium.

Special Lecture      

A special lecture entitled "Ancient light: the microwave background radiation and cosmology" by Prof. Mark Birkinshaw, Cavendish Laboratory's Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory, is scheduled on 20th Jan 2018 at 5 pm in JNP campus.

Universe in the Classroom - Workshop      

A three-day astronomy workshop entitled UNIVERSE IN THE CLASSROOM for high school students & above is scheduled from 19th to 21st January 2018 between 4 pm and 7 pm at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. Charges Rs.500/- per head.

Special Lecture      

A special lecture entitled "The fascinating exploration of asteroids: how to trace back our Solar System history and protect ourselves from an impact" by Dr. Patrick Michel, Astrophysicist, Senior Researcher at CNRS, is scheduled on 13th Jan 2018 at 5.30 pm in JNP campus.

Celebration of the Month      

This month, to commemorate Har Gobind Khorana's birth anniversary, we have organized a special lecture for Biology teachers on January 10th at 12 noon .

Date : 10th January 2018
Timings : 12 noon to 3 pm
No. of Participants : 40
Registration is Free
Last date for registration : 7th January 2018
Note : Registration is done on first come first serve basis.

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