The book “Nuclear Alphabet” in Russian, English and Hindi was released at a colourful function, jointly organised by the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in New Delhi and ROSATOM of Russia, on February 8, 2018. The release of the book took place within the framework of the Festival of Science for Students «Peaceful Atom – 30 Years of Russian-Indian Cooperation». And the function began prior to the 2-day long Days of Russian Language, Literature and Culture for Indian students of Indian schools and universities.
H.E. Mr. Nikolay Kudashev, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to India, Prof. K. Rajaraman, Emeritus Professor, Physics Department, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Mr. Andrey Shevlyakov, Acting CEO, Rosatom South Asia Marketing (India) Pvt. Ltd., and Mr Fedor Rozovskiy, Director, RCSC, jointly released the book. A large gathering of students, parents, teachers, scholars, educationists, Russian compatriots, diplomats, media persons, attended the function.
H.E. Nikolay Kudashev, addressing the gathering, lauded the wonderful book “Nuclear Alphabet”, published by ROSATOM Corporation, an active participant of India’s educational and developmental programmes. He further noted that Millenniums have passed and only recently, in the 20th century, humankind discovered for itself the nucleus of the universe atom and its structure, adding that the book would testify the old wisdom “Everything great is simple.
Commending the merits of the book, Prof. K. Rajaram pointed out that it would help one better understand how everything one sees around is held together, to find out which processes are happening around us, and how the laws of physics apply to them. He added that the book would lead you into the interesting world of nuclear physics.
Felicitating the launching of the book for a wider and broader use by young generation, Mr. Andrey Shevlyakov referred to the decades-long bilateral cooperation between Russia and India in nuclear power and energy. He added that the book provides knowledge on the creation of energy in a nuclear power plant as a result of atomic fission.