Scope and Goals
The LIGO-India project has an Education and Public Outreach ( EPO ) team to go hand in hand with the progress of the project itself.
Such an effort is needed to:
- To create interest among science and engineering students towards gravitational wave science.
- Maintain continued interest of the project and create awareness about the project amongst the general public.
- Conducting various events for the members of the local community as well as with governmental and service organizations.
Outreach near the site
- GW science and astronomy workshops for schools and colleges
- Stargazing programs for public
- Forming local amateur astronomy clubs and conducting club activities.
- GW talks in local colleges
Reaching colleges/universities across India
- Conducting GW Talks and Workshops in various colleges
- Active participation in national-level college tech-fests
Conferences and Exhibtions
The LI-EPO team has an active participation in major conferences and national level exhibitions.