This is episode 49 of Thalé-Haraté, a weekly Kannada podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath, Surya Prakash BS and Ganesh Chakravarthi.
ಉಪಗ್ರಹಗಳನ್ನು ಬಳಸುವ ಮೊದಲು ಜನರು ಜಗತ್ತನ್ನು ಹೇಗೆ ಅಳೆಯುತ್ತಇದ್ರು? ಎವರೆಸ್ಟ್ ಪರ್ವತದ ಎತ್ತರವನ್ನು ಅಳೆಯುವ ಪ್ರಕ್ರಿಯೆಯು ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಾರಂಭವಾಯಿತೆ?
How was the world mapped and measured before the era of satellites? Did the process of measuring Mount Everest start in any way in Bengaluru?
Udaya Kumar started the Inscription Stones of Bangalore group to rescue, revive and rejuvenate the rich written history of Bengaluru. In their efforts, they were responsible for one of the richest archaeological findings of the city in decades in a quiet corner of Hebbal. Well before that, he got interested in Bengaluru’s founding role in one of the greatest scientific achievements of the 19th and 20th centuries, the Great Trignometric Survey.
Also check out:
- Uday on the Great Trignometric Survey and its Bengaluru connections (in English): [Video] [Slides]
- Uday’s on the Inscription Stones of Bengaluru: [Thale-Harate Episode #15]
- Thale-Harate Episode #29: Buchanan’s Journey with Lingaraj Jayaprakash.
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