National Science Day 2020
Part of: GS Prelims
- National Science Day is celebrated every year on 28 February by the Government of India to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’. designated 28 February as in 1986.
- On this day, Sir C.V. Raman announced the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’ for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930
- The Raman Effect is a change in the wavelength of light that occurs when a light beam is deflected by molecules.