The history of universe started with the great explosion – big bang. Earth was created after a long time .The human came to the earth . The concept of astronomy came when the ancient man looked upon the sky and saw the infinite sky emerged with thousand- million of stars.
Man has desired to explore the vast and mysterious universe, to touch the infinite sky, to feel infinite nothing less from the ancient period.
By time, great scholars like Copernicus, Galileo and Newton came and tried hard to unveil the puzzle of great space.
In this modern era, we have succeeded to extract vast knowledge from the nothing less of sky. Man has stamped his feet on the rough surface of moon . Now we are working to conquer the galaxy.
Even our sub-continent has contributed a lot to the field of astronomy. Our continent is proud of having astronomical grand mastars like Aryabhatta, Radhagavinda Chandra. But as a matter of great regret in modern time Bangladesh has failed to keep up with the great contribution of it’s ancestors in astronomy. So it is high time to start the development of astronomy in Bangladesh.
The co-curricular activities of Shahjalal University of Science & Technology is enriched with a lots of cultural, sports and miscellaneous organizations but unfortunately ,as a university of science and technology even after 22 years of establishment , no astronomical society/club has yet been founded.
Promoting and encouraging an interest in astronomy , astrophysics, cosmology and geo-physics thought out the university and other educational institution in Sylhet is what CAM-SUST is all about. read more