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  • Date: March 9,2013

    Time: 10:00am

    Venue: Multipurpose Hall

    Title: On World religions: Diversity, Not Dissension

    Description:

    An Interfaith Conference

    Valedictory Session

    H.H. Dalai Lama, Dr. Karan Singh, Maulana Wahiuddin Khan and Rev. Mpho Tutu Conversation with Dr. Anindita N. Balslev

    Vocal recital by Jayati Ghosh

     
    (Collaboration: Indian Council for Cultural Relations)

  • Date: December 21,2012

    Time: 06:30 pm

    Venue: C. D. Deshmukh Auditorium

    Title: Origin of the Universe

    Description:

    Golden Jubilee Lectures
     
    Origin of the Universe
    Speaker: Prof Paul Davies, Regents’ Professor and Director of the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science, Co-Director, ASU Cosmology Initiative, and Principal Investigator, Center for the Convergence of Physical Science and Cancer Biology, Arizona State University
     
    Chair: Prof M.G.K. Menon, Life Trustee, IIC
     
    Cosmologists agree that the universe as we know it began with a big bang about 13.7 billion years ago, but many questions remain. What, if anything, came before the Big Bang? Can a universe appear from nothing? Was the Big Bang also the origin of time and space? Can such an event ever be fully explained scientifically? This lecture will tackle such deep and important topics. It will also review the history of the universe from the first split second to the present epoch, as well as predict the ultimate fate of the cosmos