A 3-day astronomy workshop 'Universe in the Classroom' for public from 19th January 2018 b/w. 4 pm & 7 pm   | Monthly Science movie entitled "Wonders of Life : Home" on 28th Jan 2018 at 5 pm   | A special lecture entitled "Ancient light : the microwave background radiation and cosmology" by Prof. Mark Birkinshaw on 20th Jan 2018 at 5 pm   | A special lecture entitled "Black Holes" by Prof. Ramesh Narayan, Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences at Harvard University on 21st Jan 2018 at 4 pm

Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE)

Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE) is devoted to science popularisation and non formal science education. In addition to administering Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, BASE has established a Science Centre in the Planetarium. The Science Centre serves as a nucleus for non-formal science education at all levels.

Show Schedule :
Our Solar System
Kannada : 2:30 pm
English : 12:30 pm
Exploring The Universe
Kannada : 3:30 pm
English : 4:30 pm

  • Science in Action - exhibition..

  • A special lecture in collabora..

  • 'Our Solar System' inaugurated..

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  • Observed Lunar Eclipse on 7th ..
  • Lunar Eclipse on 7th Aug 2017..
  • Occultation of Aldeberan viewe..

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  • Kaapi With Kuriosity..
  • Special Lecture..
  • Universe in the Classroom..

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Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is located at the heart of the city; it is only 2km from the city railway station and about 1.5km from the cantonment railway station.

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Science Education

One of the primary objectives of BASE is to impart quality science education at all levels that identify and nurture creative talents in science students to enable them to pursue career in research and teaching.

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Science Popularisation

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru reopens after its temporary closure for renovation in March, 2016 the planetarium a more joyful and stimulating experience.

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Useful Info.

On 9th January 2017, the bright star Rohini will be covered by the Moon for about half an hour from 6.30 pm to 7 pm. People may enjoy the sight with telescopes or even with naked eye.

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Videos of Special Lectures