Mp Birla Planetarium
People  /  Published 30.05.22

Botanic to Children’s Museum, Trincas to Tolly… a Kolkata girl presses ‘memory refresh’

Antra Bhargava is the former CEO of SuVitas, India's first Transition Care Hospital Chain, which recently merged with HCAH (HealthCare atHOME, India), where she is head of Expansion. She founded t...
By Antra Bhargava

News  /  Published 23.04.22

Double celestial events to elude Kolkata this May

A partial solar eclipse and a total lunar eclipse will take place, at the end of this month and the middle of the next, respectively.  Kolkatans will miss both the eclipses. Debiprosad Duari, f...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Calcuttans celebrate New Year’s Day

Snapshots from the favourite spots...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.11.20

Blue moon: myth or interpretation error?

“In modern parlance, a blue moon is the second full moon in a calendar month. The time between one full moon and the next is close to the length of a calendar month. So, the only time&...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Blue moon on Saturday

Many eyes will be set on the evening sky on Saturday, the second full moon of this month, dubbed as the “blue moon” by some sky watchers. The moon is not going to look blue, Debiprosad Du...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

June 21 partial solar eclipse

Sky lovers in the city are expected to catch glimpses of a partial solar eclipse on June 21, provided clouds do not play spoilsport.An annular solar eclipse, which occurs when the disc of the moon cov...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.06.20

India to witness solar eclipse on June 21

India will witness a solar eclipse on June 21 and it will be annular in some parts of the country, where skygazers will get an opportunity to observe the 'ring of fire' during the phenomenon, an offic...
in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.19

Calcuttans get a good view of the partial lunar eclipse

The greatest partial eclipse, when the Moon was at its darkest, occurred around 3 am...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Science  /  Published 01.11.18

Take off on space trip in planetarium

Imagine sitting on a spacecraft and taking off. MP Birla Planetarium has created a show where visitors will go on a space trip to planets seated in a spacecraft, which is the planetarium itself. “Vi...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.20

Science City and planetarium, too, closed

Science City and the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM) will remain closed to visitors from Sunday to March 31, or further notice. The announcement for the two facilities popularising sc...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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