Discover the top five must-see science shows on National Science Day with discovery+

Discover the top five must-see science shows on National Science Day with discovery+

National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February


Mumbai: National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to commemorate the discovery of the Raman Effect by the Indian physicist Sir C.V. Raman in 1928. This discovery earned Raman the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930, making him the first Asian to receive this prestigious honour. This National Science Day, seize the opportunity to enrich your mind and explore the wonders of the universe by tuning in to the captivating shows on discovery+. As we commemorate the groundbreaking discoveries that have shaped our understanding of the world, there's no better way to celebrate than by immersing yourself in the realm of science, technology, and exploration. Whether you're intrigued by the mysteries of space in "India’s Space Odyssey'' or captivated by the future in "India 2050," discovery+ offers an unparalleled lineup of shows to satisfy your curiosity and ignite your sense of wonder. So, gather your family and friends, embrace the spirit of discovery, and embark on a journey of knowledge and enlightenment this National Science Day with discovery+

Here are five shows for you to watch on discovery+ on National Science Day

Space / Adventure

1   Gaganyaan: Bharat Ki Antariksh Udaan

The series follows India's ambitious Gaganyaan mission through compelling storytelling and real-life footage, the show documents India's quest to send astronauts into space, marking a significant milestone in the country's space exploration journey. From the rigorous training of astronauts to the intricacies of spacecraft development, "Gaganyaan: Bharat Ki Antariksh Udaan'' provides a fascinating glimpse into the scientific and technological advancements driving India's space program forward.

2   Indian Space Odyssey

Narrated by R. Madhavan, "India's Space Odyssey" (available on Discovery+) takes viewers on a captivating journey through India's six-decade-long space exploration program. From its humble beginnings under Dr Vikram Sarabhai and Dr Homi Bhabha to groundbreaking missions like Mangalyaan (Mars) and Chandrayaan (Moon), the documentary celebrates India's achievements while showcasing the dedication and ingenuity that propelled the nation to become a leader in space exploration.

Big Science

3   Covid-19 India's war against the virus

"COVID-19: India's War Against the Virus," available on Discovery+, dives into the documentary realm, exploring India's fight against the pandemic through the eyes of frontline workers and everyday citizens. It captures their challenges, resilience, and personal stories, offering a unique perspective on this unprecedented event.

Climate Change

4   India 2050

"India 2050," paints a stark picture of India's potential future shaped by unaddressed climate change. It uses fact-based predictions to depict a world ravaged by rising temperatures, water scarcity, and ecological devastation, urging viewers to consider the consequences of inaction and inspire change.

Adventure / Military

5   Breaking Point: Indian Submarine

Breaking Point: Indian Submariners (TV Series 2018) - IMDb

"Breaking Point: Indian Submarines" is an enthralling documentary series that delves into the world of India's submarine forces. Through gripping narratives and exclusive access, the show unveils the challenges, triumphs, and strategic importance of Indian submarines. From covert missions to technological innovations, "Breaking Point: Indian Submarines" offers a rare insight into the high-stakes world beneath the waves, highlighting the critical role submarines play in India's national security and defence strategy.