physics

Science and Solar Fest in connection with World Space Week

Falakyati Mela
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Innovative Foundation

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
20 October, 2016
Time: 
9 am
Venue: 
Govt. Shuda e APS Memorial High School for Girls, Model Town, Lahore
Abstract: 

This activity in Lahore is part of KSS's National Science Movement 2016. The activities includes:

  1. Solar Observation
  2. Liquid Nitrogen and Elasticity of Objects
  3. Cryostats and Balloons
  4. Chemical Fountain
  5. Sodium Blast
  6. Sand on Sound
  7. Laser Spirograph
  8. Microworld from Microscope

For registration please email at info@khwarizmi.org

The Map is here:

Resource People: 
Resource Person
Sabieh Anwar
Khwarizmi Science Society
Resource Person
Kumail Abbas
Khwarizmi Science Society
Resource Person
Umair Asim
Lahore Astronomical Society
Resource Person
Dr. Saadat Anwar Siddiqi
Khwarizmi Science Society
Activities: 

Practical Science in DPS Lahore

Science Exhibition
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Innovative Foundation

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
21 September, 2016
Time: 
9 am
Venue: 
Divisional Public School, Model Town Lahore
Abstract: 

Demonstration of fascinating science experiments for school children. The experiments include

  • Levitation of supermagnets in proximity with superconductors
  • Properties of liquid nitrogen
  • Observing microbes and tissues under a microscope
  • Chemical fountain
  • Sodium blast
  • Dancing sand
  • Generating rose patterns from lasers
  • Properties of laser light
  • Biomaterials

Resource People: 
Speaker
Dr. Saadat Anwar Siddiqi
COMSTATS, Lahore
Presenter
Dr. Sabieh Anwar
LUMS, Lahore
Presenter
Dr. Asma
COMSATS, Lahore
Presenter
Kumail Abbas
University of the Punjab, Lahore
Activities: 

Science Day in Lahore

Science Exhibition
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Innovative Foundation

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
9 September, 2016
Time: 
9 am
Venue: 
Central Model School Lower Mall, Lahore
Abstract: 

Another fascinating and exciting science exhibition is organised at the Central Model School, Lower Mall Lahore. The map is below:

Resource People: 
Presenter
Dr. Saadat Anwar Siddiqi
COMSATS, Lahore
Presenter
Kumail Abbas
University of the Punjab, Lahore

Science Exhibition in Sukkur

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Innovation Foundation.

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
30 August, 2016
Time: 
10 am
Venue: 
Institute of Business Adminstration (IBA), Sukkur
Resource People: 
Presenter
Ahmed Waqas Zubairi
Institute of Space and Technology, Islamabad
Presenter
Roshaan Bukhari
Lahore Astronomical Society
Presenter
Muhammad Zubair
Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
Presenter
Syed Kumail Abbas
University of the Punjab
Activities: 

Science Festival in D.G. Khan

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Innovation Foundation.

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
29 August, 2016
Time: 
10 am
Venue: 
Divisional Public School, D.G. Khan
Resource People: 
Presenter
Ahmed Waqas Zubairi
Teaching and Research Associate, Institute of Space and Technology
Presenter
Roshaan Bukhari
Lahore Astronomical Society
Presenter
Muhammad Zubair
Assistant Professor, Institute of Space and Technology
Presenter
Syed Kumail Abbas
University of the Punjab

Science Festival in Mardan

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Science Foundation

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
18 August, 2016
Time: 
10 am
Venue: 
Govt. Shaheed Adnan Arshad School, No. 1, Mardan
Abstract: 

The science festival is part of Khwarizmi Science Society's National Science Movement and beyond.

Resource People: 
Presenter
Syed Kumail Abbas
University of the Punjab, Lahore
Presenter
Roshaan Bukhari
Lahore Astronomical Society (LAST)

Science Festival in Makanbagh, Swat

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Science Foundation

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
15 August, 2016
Time: 
10 am
Venue: 
Dawn Public School and College, Makanbagh, Swat
Abstract: 

The science mela is a part of Khwarizmi Science Society's National Science Movement 2016 and beyond.

Resource People: 
Presenter
Syed Kumail Abbas
University of the Punjab, Lahore
Presenter
Roshaan Bukhari
Lahore Astronomical Society (LAST)
Activities: 

Why do we search for life on other planets

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Lahore Astronomical Society

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
3 August, 2016
Time: 
5 pm
Venue: 
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Abstract: 

Close to 5000 planets and counting orbiting other stars have been discovered so far, yet we have no evidence of a planet similar to Earth.  But this will likely to change as the astronomers have a good possibility that they will detect signatures of life on some of these worlds in future. What will such a discovery mean for humans on Earth and meaning we will derive from it? Why do we even care about life on other planets? Dr. Salman Hameed will discuss these topics and will try to discuss the techniques currently in use to detect life on other planets.

Resource People: 
Speaker
Dr. Salman Hammed
Associate Professor, Hampshire College, USA
Internal References: 

Science Festival in Swat

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Innovative Foundation

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
21 June, 2016
Time: 
10 am
Venue: 
Govt. High School Shagai, Saidu Sharif, Swat
Abstract: 

This science mela is part of Khwarizmi Science Society's National Science Movement 2016 and Beyond.

Resource People: 
Presenter
Muhammad Sabieh Anwar
Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS), Lahore
Presenter
Syed Kumail Abbas
University of the Punjab, Lahore
Presenter
Ahmed Waqas Zubairi
Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
Supplementary Documents: 

Interferometry: From Nothing to Black Holes

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

National University of Science and Technology (NUST) Science Society.

 

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
20 November, 2016
Time: 
2 pm
Venue: 
SMME Seminar Hall, National University of Science and Technology (NUST)
Abstract: 

Gravitational waves were detected by LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-waves Observatory). This monumental discovery comes precisely 100 years after Einstein predicted these ripples in space-time. At the heart of this phenomenal outcome, lies a marvel of technological powers-a LASER interferometer. In this popular level talk Dr. Muhammad Sabieh Anwar will recount, how the phenomenon of interference shapes our present day picture of Physics. Right from dispelling the notion of an all pervasive ether, finding signature of "matter waves", probing molecules on stars a single photon interfering with itself, to the recent signatures of the gravitational waves, these beautiful machines called interferometers harbor immense power as one of the most important tools for scientific discovery. He will present examples where the phenomenon of interference has enriched special relativity, general relativity, the foundations of quantum mechanics and quantum optics.

To attend the lecture registration is required. Register here.

Resource People: 
Speaker
Dr. Muhammad Sabieh Anwar
Lahore University of Management Sciences