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Mars and beyond : a unique exercise to communicate science on Indian TV

Author: Venkateswaran, T. V.

Keywords: Communication in science
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration

Issue Date: 2015-07

Publisher: National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata

Description: On September 24, 2014 the first Indian attempt to reach Mars, Mars Orbiter Mission, was successfully was inserted into Martian orbit. During the preceding five weeks, Rajya Sabha TV in association with Vigyan Prasar, DST and NISCAIR, CSIR telecasted a number of programmes titled "Mars and Beyond: Journey of Indian Science'. This paper documents the effort and suggests several lessons for science communicators in India.

Description: Includes bibliographical references.

Source: National Council of Science Museums

Type: Article

Received From: National Council of Science Museums


DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Venkateswaran, T. V.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-19T05:19:40Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-19T05:19:40Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references.
dc.date.issued 2015-07
dc.description.abstract On September 24, 2014 the first Indian attempt to reach Mars, Mars Orbiter Mission, was successfully was inserted into Martian orbit. During the preceding five weeks, Rajya Sabha TV in association with Vigyan Prasar, DST and NISCAIR, CSIR telecasted a number of programmes titled "Mars and Beyond: Journey of Indian Science'. This paper documents the effort and suggests several lessons for science communicators in India.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 5-19p.: col.ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Communication in science
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2 (Vol.5)
1-2 (Vol.6)
dc.format.medium text
DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Venkateswaran, T. V.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-19T05:19:40Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-19T05:19:40Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references.
dc.date.issued 2015-07
dc.description.abstract On September 24, 2014 the first Indian attempt to reach Mars, Mars Orbiter Mission, was successfully was inserted into Martian orbit. During the preceding five weeks, Rajya Sabha TV in association with Vigyan Prasar, DST and NISCAIR, CSIR telecasted a number of programmes titled "Mars and Beyond: Journey of Indian Science'. This paper documents the effort and suggests several lessons for science communicators in India.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 5-19p.: col.ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Communication in science
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2 (Vol.5)
1-2 (Vol.6)
dc.format.medium text