Science Centres are influential in providing education on modern science and new technologies. Tamilnadu science and Technology Centre works with a keen view to build an effective and democratic Indian Knowledge society, and with the aim to stimulate the harmonious integration of scientific and technological endeavour in the Indian social web. Mahatma Gandhi enumerates seven deadly sins. One of them is Science without Humanity. He says “If science becomes all technique and technology, it quickly degenerates into man against humanity. Technologies come from the paradigms of science. And if there's very little understanding of the higher human purposes that the technology is striving to serve, we become victims of our own technocracy. We see otherwise highly educated people climbing the scientific ladder of success, even though it's often missing the rung called humanity and leaning against the wrong wall. The majority of the scientists who ever lived or living today, and they have brought about a scientific and technological explosion in the world. But if all they do is superimpose technology on the same old problems, nothing basic changes .We may see an evolution, an occasional "revolution" in science, but without humanity we see precious little real human advancement. All the old inequities and injustices are still with us. About the only thing that hasn't evolved are these natural laws and principles - the true north on the compass. Science and technology have changed the face of most everything else. But the fundamental things still apply, as time goes by. “

Science matters to every single one of us. It affects our everyday lives in thousands of different ways, and the scientific advances of today will shape how our lives change in the future.

The popularization of science and technology is intended to provide broad sectors of the population with the challenge and satisfaction of understanding the universe in which we live and, above all, being able to imagine and build possible new worlds'.

Today there are societies that progress, build and create, and others that passively contemplate such progress, with little chance of understanding and adapting to the changes that progress implies. One of the major challenges facing developing countries is to make science and technology an essential part of the culture of the people.

At Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre we realize the need for dissemination of Science and technology knowledge to uplift the society and also several unique methods are being adopted to reach different weak sections of the society.

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Pioneering science communication endeavours of tamilnadu science and technology centre

P. Iyamperumal   Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre

Science Centres are influential in providing education on modern science and new technologies. Tamilnadu science and Technology Centre works with a keen view to build an effective and democratic Indian Knowledge society, and with the aim to stimulate the harmonious integration of scientific and technological endeavour in the Indian social web. Mahatma Gandhi enumerates seven deadly sins. One of them is Science without Humanity. He says “If science becomes all technique and technology, it quickly degenerates into man against humanity. Technologies come from the paradigms of science. And if there's very little understanding of the higher human purposes that the technology is striving to serve, we become victims of our own technocracy. We see otherwise highly educated people climbing the scientific ladder of success, even though it's often missing the rung called humanity and leaning against the wrong wall. The majority of the scientists who ever lived or living today, and they have brought about a scientific and technological explosion in the world. But if all they do is superimpose technology on the same old problems, nothing basic changes .We may see an evolution, an occasional "revolution" in science, but without humanity we see precious little real human advancement. All the old inequities and injustices are still with us. About the only thing that hasn't evolved are these natural laws and principles - the true north on the compass. Science and technology have changed the face of most everything else. But the fundamental things still apply, as time goes by. “

Science matters to every single one of us. It affects our everyday lives in thousands of different ways, and the scientific advances of today will shape how our lives change in the future.

The popularization of science and technology is intended to provide broad sectors of the population with the challenge and satisfaction of understanding the universe in which we live and, above all, being able to imagine and build possible new worlds'.

Today there are societies that progress, build and create, and others that passively contemplate such progress, with little chance of understanding and adapting to the changes that progress implies. One of the major challenges facing developing countries is to make science and technology an essential part of the culture of the people.

At Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre we realize the need for dissemination of Science and technology knowledge to uplift the society and also several unique methods are being adopted to reach different weak sections of the society.

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