The story of IISc spans the history of modern India. It has been the beacon and sets standards for everything science in the country- be it advanced computing, space sciences, or nuclear technologies. Open Day is IISc’s annual public outreach event is celebrated to mark both the birth anniversary of the founder JN Tata (March 3) and National Science Day (28 February). On this day, IISc throws its doors open to students and the public, inviting them to explore, experience and enjoy the wonders of scientific and technological innovation at the Institute. Every year, thousands of visitors flock to see the scientific demos, live experiments and exhibitions, and to interact with researchers at the Institute.