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Did You Know? 3

Did You Know? 3

Did You Know? 3

  • By: Moumita Das & Chinmoy Kumar Ghosh

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ISBN: 9788130934037

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2020

Pages: 164

Size: 140 x 216 mm

Publisher: Viva Books Originals

Sales Territory: Worldwide


  • Once it snowed in Sahara.
  • A round table conference does not refer to the shape of the table.
  • Some birds become bilingual when it comes to making communications.
  • Charlie Chaplin had written a novel.
  • Caesar salad is not named after Julius Caesar.
  • You can enjoy a perfumed room by rubbing lemon peels on light bulbs.

Did You Know3? explains the surprising facts about hundreds of everyday phenomena that are too familiar to notice otherwise. This book will amaze the readers with its wide coverage and delight them with the unexpected.

Target Audience:

General Readers.

About the Authors:

Dr Moumita Das is working as an Assistant Director at NCIDE, IGNOU. She did her Ph.D. in Botany from the Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow. She has authored three books; one in medicinal plant, and two on curiosities. She has several research papers and articles in the areas of medicinal plants, intellectual property rights, sustainable development, creativity, and the need of innovative interventions in the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system in journals of national and international repute. At present she is working towards identifying areas of intervention for devising innovative solutions in the ODL system.

Dr C.K. Ghosh retired from his services at the Indira Gandhi National Open University, after serving it for more than 27 years. He had inter alia held the positions of the Directors of Regional Services Division, Student Service Centre and the National Centre for Innovations in Distance Education. He had also taught Physics for close to eight years at the Scottish Church College, Kolkata. He did his Ph.D. as a scholar of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) from the Indian Association for the  Cultivation of Science. His Ph.D. topic was ?Electrical, Electro-Thermal and Galvanomagnetic Transport Properties of Thin Solid Films?. He has co-authored six books, four in Physics and related areas and two on curiosities and has more than 100 publications in the form of research papers and articles in several books and journals of national and international repute on the areas of Solid State Physics, Waves and Oscillations, Mathematics & Physics Education, Open and Distance Learning and Value Education. Over and above these, he had edited volumes/ manuals in multiple areas related to Open and Distance Learning and innovations in ed ucation dissemination.
He had been a member of the Board of Management, Academic Council, other Statutory Bodies of IGNOU and several State Open Universities. He has been delivering illustrated talks on diverse topics, some of which are: Science & Technology for Development, Scientific Temper, Frontiers of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Swami Vivekananda's Thoughts on Education, Concept of Community Development of Tagore, Science in Sports, Innovations in Teaching, Emerging Dimensions of Leamer Support in Open and Distance Learning, etc.


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