Ludhiana girl brings laurels in International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition

Ekjot Kaur is a student of Class XI at Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar

Ludhiana girl brings laurels in International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition

Ekjot Kaur

Ludhiana, July 22

Ekjot Kaur, a student of Class XI at Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar, Ludhiana, has made the nation proud by winning silver honour in junior category (under 18 years) in International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition (IAAC) 2021.

The IAAC is regarded as one of the largest astronomy competitions in the world with 4,700 students competing from various nations, including the US, the UK, Russia, Canada, Germany, China, France, Italy, Spain, South Korea and New Zealand. The competition included three rounds— the qualification round, the pre-final round and the final round, testing participants in -depth knowledge of astronomy and astrophysics.

Ekjot aims to pursue a career in astrophysics in the near future.—TNS

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