IISF 2016 to create History, 600 students to dress as Einsten
At the forthcoming IISF 2016, (India International Science Festival) which will commence from December 7th till December 11 around 600 students will attempt to recreate a Guinness World Record for the most number of students dressed as Nobel laureaute Dr. Albert Einstein The ‘Little Einstens’ will be discussing theory of relativity and photo electric effect.
In the year 2015, Students of Black Pine Circle School, USA, where a total of 319 Einstein lookalikes were gathered setting the new world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Albert Einstein. Currently, Black Pine Circle School holds this Guinness Record and now IISF 2016 is all set to make a new record.
The event, coordinated by the Ministry of Science and Technology, will have students at IISF 2016, NPL, Pusa Road. Addressing to media, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, “We are a government that believes and supports scientific research, including an appropriate balance between fundamental research to support new discoveries and the commercialization of ideas, which will provide an ample employment opportunities for India’s sustainable economic growth.”
The five-day festival is being organized by the ministry at NPL, Delhi. The theme of this year festival is “Science for the Masses”.
The event will be inaugurated by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on December 8th.
The five-day fest will see young scientists display their research on subjects such as indigenous science and technology, innovative agricultural practices, livestock management and advanced manufacturing technologies.
The event also has a film festival that will showcase movies on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet projects such as ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan’, ‘Digital India’ & ‘Make in India’.
The highlights of the fest include plenary lectures, technology demonstrations by young scientists, scientific workshop and pavilions and an exceptional opportunity for networking. Well, it will be interesting to watch students dressed up as Albert Einstein. And there will be a lot more at the fest. So you can also visit to update yourself about the latest happenings in the field of science and technology.