Monday, February 27, 2012

National Science Day- Feb 28

National Science Day is celebrated in India on February 28 every year to celebrate  the discovery of Raman effect by C.V. Raman. 
The event is commemorated in honour of Sir C.V. Raman for his legacy and discovery of the Raman Effect on February 28, 1927, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930.
The Raman Effect led to the growth of a new discipline, Raman Spectroscopy, which has now become a powerful tool for a wide range of scientific investigations and industrial applications.
 Celebration of National Science Day began from 1986.

Theme 2012: Clean ENergy Options & Nuclear Safety.

Importance of Feb. 28
On February 28 1928, Sir C.V. Raman announced the discovery of the Raman Effect. 

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