Dr S N Prasad

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Professor
Location Mysore, Karnataka, India
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Introduction Former Principal & Professor of Physics, Regional Institute of Education [NCERT], Mysore. Teacher Educator and Educational Consultant with over forty years of field experience. Actively involved in popularization of Science, including Observational Astronomy, through lectures, demonstrations and writings. Love travelling and photography, the two together leading to many travelogues and photo essays. Contributing substantial resources to distributed computing projects like GIMPS Prime95 and numerous BOINC Science Projects, including Seti@Home. Committed to practice and promotion of scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform.
Interests Observational Astronomy, Physics, Astrophysics, Space Sciences and Technology, Science Education, ICT Education, Popularization of Science, Educational Studies & Research, Photography
Favorite Movies Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi, Darryl F Zanuck’s The Longest Day, David O Selznick's Gone With The Wind, David Lean's Doctor Zhivago and Ryan's Daughter, James Cameron’s Titanic, Most of Satyajit Ray's movies, Most of Alfred Hitchcock's movies, Goodbye Mr Chips (1969), The Sound of Music, Hello Dolly, My Fair Lady
Favorite Music Western Classical Music (with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as the greatest piece of work in this category), Hindustani Classical Vocal Music, Rabindra Sangeet, Yanni's concerts
Favorite Books Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes Stories and Novels, Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, William Shirer’s Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Winston Churchill’s The Second World War, Some of Thomas Hardy's Wessex novels, Nehru's Discovery of India, Kuvempu's Kaanooru Heggadithi (in Kannada)