Author: P J LavakareJayant Narlikar/Illustrator: Harinder SinghPublisher: National Book TrustYear: 2000Language: EnglishPages: 128ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123736576
This book presents a brief history of science in India, and discusses the myths and misconceptions about science, coupled with the prevalent superstitions in Indian traditions so as to clarify the irrational beliefs amongst the students and even their parents.The myths and misconception about science, coupled with the prevalent superstitions in Indian traditions have been discussed so as to clarify the irrational beliefs amongst our students and even their parents.
Preface1. Science: A Wonderful Journey2. Science in Your Daily Life3. Science in India: Past and Present4. Science and Superstitions5. Use and Misuse of Science6. Future Excitements in Science7. Careers with Science8. Science and Me --- The Excitement of Doing Science by Dr. Jayant NarlikarAnnexure 1: Further ReadingAnnexure 2: Selected Websites on Popular Science