Pranav Sharma

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Pranav Sharma at BM Birla Science Centre, Hyderabad. (2019)
Essential Astrophysics by Pranav Sharma and Shantanu Basu.jpg

Pranav Sharma (प्रणव शर्मा) is an astronomer and science historian known for his work on the history of the Indian Space Program. He has curated Space Museum at the B. M. Birla Science Centre (Hyderabad, India).[1] He was the in-charge of the history of the Indo-French scientific partnership project supported by the Embassy of France in India. He is a national award-winning science communicator[2] and has extensively worked in the popularization of astronomy education in India.[3] [4] He also serves as an Advisor to the France India Foundation. He has co-authored a book Essential Astrophysics: Interstellar Medium to Stellar Remnants.[5]


  1. ^ "Space Museum opened at Hyderabad with ISRO Collaboration - ISRO". Retrieved 2020-09-09.
  2. ^ & (2019-12-06). "Birla Science Centre's Pranav Sharma gets REX Karmaveer Award". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-09-09.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "A space traveller's tale". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2020-09-09.
  4. ^ Thatipalli, Mallik (2020-02-24). "Science as a way of life". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  5. ^ "Essential Astrophysics: Interstellar Medium to Stellar Remnants". Routledge & CRC Press. Retrieved 2022-04-12.