Specialised post graduate courses in astronomical topics of solar astronomy, radio astronomy and introduction to space astronomy will be conducted as weekend classes from May 24 to June 29 at the M.P. Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore.

The courses will be co-ordinated by scientists and admissions are open for all individuals having a reasonable background in physical sciences.

The solar astronomy course will include techniques on observing the sun and solar-terrestrial relations among others, while the radio astronomy course will include studies in radio astronomy, radio sources in the sky and others and the space astronomy course will include space flight, elementary space dynamics and astronomy missions.

For details call 22385956 or visit www.mpbifr-blr.in.