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Final report – WAISSYA 2015

The West African International Summer School for Young Astronomers (WAISSYA) 2015 is the second organized school after the one held in October 2013. The school was organized and taught by a collaboration of astronomers from the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics / University of British Columbia, the Dunlap Institute for …

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Final Report

Zooniverse projects are mostly built to deadlines by, and for, people who use browsers on high speed connections in Western Europe and North America. This has created a bias over the years that has lead to an mostly Englishspeaking volunteerbase and a skew away from lowbandwidth compatibility and nonstandard accessibility. Put simply: the Zooniverse has not historically paid attention …

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I teach astronomy because…

This post was written by Jeremy Exelby. He grew up in Southern Africa where clear night skies stimulated an interest in astronomy that has remained with him ever since. Jeremy has worked in several countries in both hemispheres, and currently teaches close to the equator. He has made a number of …

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