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Haridwar: A school here said Saturday that an essay related to Saturn by one of its Class 7 students has won recognition from the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Gayatri Vidhyapeeth, Shantikunj, said of the 29 entries from its students, one by Dhara Sharma, a student of Class 7, "has achieved the position within first 10".

Similar essays by Dipesh Bharti, Saurabh Rathi and Jasprit Kaur of Gayatri Vidhyapeeth at Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh had also been picked by NASA, it said.

The international essay competition related to pictures taken by Cassini-Huygens, a flagship class NASA robotic spacecraft sent to Saturn.

Since 2004, it has studied the planet and its many natural satellites.

The Haridwar school said participating students were asked to write an essay within 500 words expressing their scientific and artistic view of the pictures taken of Saturn.

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Source: IANS
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Reader's comments(4)
1: DOES GOD PARTICLE EXPLAIN UNIVERSE’S ORIGIN? Just google the title to access this popular Internet article of mine.

Babu G. Ranganathan*
(B.A. Bible/Biology)


*I have given successful lectures (with question and answer period afterwards) defending creation before evolutionist science faculty and students at various colleges and universities. I've been privileged to be recognized in the 24th edition of Marquis "Who's Who in The East" for my writings on religion and science.
Posted by:bgrnathan - 06 Mar, 2013
2: My sincere appreciations to the girl student and Gayatri Vidyapeeth as well.
Posted by:SK Tyagi - 11 Feb, 2013
3: it can be considered as great news for Indian education system; in last article where we were discussing about Indian education system in which i wrote about more practical then theory in general teaching method looks in practice at some part of Indian schools. Congrats to our little geniuses for their wonderful achievement and same for their teachers too.
Posted by:deepak kanjani - 10 Feb, 2013
4: Thanks after all one of the Uttaranchal students won the NASA recognition
Posted by:Vinod Nainwal - 10 Feb, 2013