Presentation: Why explore Space

I gave this talk on June 27, 2020 to school kids for Asan Vigyan but enjoyable by anyone with an interest in space or science. The kids had a raft of amazing questions on every single topic! They deeply understood why space exploration is important and quintessential. 🚀

Topics discussed include:

  • 00:51 - Telescopes of Earth
  • 06:56 - Space telescopes
  • 13:12 - Why study the Sun?
  • 19:50 - Why explore the Moon?
  • 35:57 - Threats to Earth and why we need to live in space
  • 38:40 - Why study exoplanets?

Articles referred to in the session:

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