ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Ancient India, Modern Science, and Insecurities

Claims made at the Indian Science Congress distract from a genuine exploration of science and technology.

 

One more year and one more session of the Indian Science Congress (ISC), where nonsensical claims of great achievements of our ancient rishis were presented as if they were factually correct. This has become a distressing trend in sessions of the ISC for the past four years.

The ISC is designed to showcase India’s achievements in modern scientific research, including research in the history of science. However, when complete falsehood is given a platform at such sessions, it brings Indian science into contempt. And, this has happened with monotonous routine over the past four years.

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Updated On : 29th Jan, 2019

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