Why do we search for life on other planets

Why do we search for life on other planets

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...

Dusty Cool Cosmos

Dusty Cool Cosmos

This talk will take you for a quick walk through the Universe. Todays universe as we know it, is indeed dusty. More than 30% of the UV and optical light from stars in the Universe may be absorbed and re-radiated thermally at infrared and millimeter wavelengths by the...

Reconstruction of the Corneal Surface using Stem Cell Biology

Reconstruction of the Corneal Surface using Stem Cell Biology

The cornea is the clear front of the eye and its clarity is important for the transmission of light to the retina for visual perception. The corneal surface is composed of an epithelium that is renewed by stem cells located at the periphery of the cornea, in a region...

Falakyati Mela with SUPARCO

Falakyati Mela with SUPARCO

This falakyati mela (astrofest) is in conjunction with the World Space Week 2012 organized by SUPARCO. Join us with your families and young ones to see deep sky objects, nebulae, galaxies and stars. Enjoy the live spectral recordings of these celestial objects...

Inventing with Light – A Personal Journey

Inventing with Light – A Personal Journey

This talk highlights the inventing process – the preparation involved and the small steps to the greater achievements. From his early days as a school boy in Karachi and Lahore to the foundational technology training sites in Chicago, Pasadena, and Schenectady-New...

Variable Star Astronomy

Variable Star Astronomy

The Khwarizmi Science Society find great pleasure in presenting a report of the Society's spectacular achievements in the year 2009 and beyond, in celebrating the International Year of Astronomy (IYA). This was enabled by the seed grants received from the Emerging...