We will make a statue of me three times bigger than that of Bappu
down the road!
In the field of fundamentals, we have some 12 major central observatories in India-like Venu Bappu
(Solar, Optical, and Microwave-GMRT) etc.
Some of the characteristics that Wagiman speakers associated with the term bappu
match McConvell and Smith's definition of pestle.
The artists, VM Kutty, Moosa Erahboly, Balakrishnan Vallikkunnu, OM Karuvarakundu, Bappu
Velliparambu, Faisal Elettil, Ramla Beegum and Cybella Sadanandhan, were honoured in recognition of their contribution in preserving the ancient tradition of Mappila songs.
While Manu Parekh's mixed media work is titled ' Hey Ram' and Paresh Maity's ' Bappu
ji' is a colourful tribute to Gandhi and his gospel of the charkha, photographer Raghu Rai's lens has captures stills from the Sabarmati ashram in Ahmedabad.
National committee secretary Muhammad Bappu
welcomed the participants, while E.K.
Who'd have thought it could be stolen?" said Indian wholesale fruit dealer Kunha Bappu
, 60, who has been left flummoxed and devastated by the astonishing theft.
"Using this velocity and the nucleus's rotation period of about 9 hours, which was determined by astronomers at Vainu Bappu
Observatory in Kavalur, India," explains Nolan, "we can say that Machholz's nucleus must be at least 1.7 km in diameter, if we were looking along its equator, or perhaps wider if we were looking at higher latitudes." (See www.naic.edu/pradar/ comets/C2004Q2.) By comparison, the nucleus of Halley measures approximately 16 by 8 km (see page 42) while that of HaleBopp is probably about 60 to 80 km across.
A photoelectric recording made at Vainu Bappu
Observatory and reported by R.