Panaji, Sep 26 (UNI) A unique month-long travelling science exhibition explaining the importance of ''networks'' in everyday life got underway at the Goa Science Centre(GSC) today attracting scores of schoolchildren to have a first hand interactive experience with computer touch screens and display panels.
Developed by the National Centre of Science Museums, New Delhi, the exhibition was inaugurated by Goa University Vice-Chancellor Dr D N Deobagkar in presence of Doordarshan Kendra station director C S Barve and the GSC project coordinator V N Joshi.
Networking behind people, professionals and friends, computers, cell phones, satellite dishes, societies, and even food chains and ecosystems besides animal world - all have been explained through various life size display panels and computer touch screens.
The panel with networking in games, with football game in progress, attracted many students as Goa is known for its football game for ages.
Networking systems in human brain, molecules and biochemic reactions and even food chain in nature have been explained through thematic panels.
Networks formed by flying birds, spider webs and schooling fishes, leave alone water supply systems have been explained through multi-media presentations.
Data processing and communication networks, computer networks, natural cycles, neural networks and natural cycles, hub and spoke and trunk networks etc, have been explained in detail to attract eople.
Speaking on the occasion, the vice-chancellor said Goa University had planned to organise collaborative programmes with the GSC to popularise science and its importance in the society in every walk of life.