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HANDS IN THE STARS: Encyclopedic dictionary of astronomy

HANDS IN THE STARS Encyclopediac Dictionary of Astronomy for Sign Language – English, French, Spanish Sign language is now officially practised in almost every country, but diverse heritages and different cultures independently developed specific signs to designate common objects or identical situations. A Universal Sign Language is gradually being developed, …

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McGill Physics Space Explorers Program: Final report

The McGill Space Explorers program (formerly Adopt an Astronomer ) has become an established program in the community. We have a steady partnership with several local primary schools, with a focus on under-resourced schools. Pairs of volunteers from the physics department visit classrooms (grades 4-6, ages 9-12) on average 5 times over the …

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Final report

This project was delayed to the massive earthquake that struck Nepal in April 2015. Unfortunately, University Grant Commission, Ministry of Science & Technology withdrew their commitment to support this school. So the project was downscaled for 35 participants instead of the original 120 participants NSAS was conducted during 20-23 December 2016 successfully. …

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Final Report

Aim: To develop and establish a completely automated observatory which can be controlled through internet by authorized person. Objectives of the project: To identify site for the observatory To carry the site survey Testing different aspect for the proposed site. To procure the required instruments/ equipment for the observatory Understanding …

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Final Report

Cosmic Light: Bring Galileo’s starry messenger to Vietnam With the help of OAD-IAU, we are targeting at becoming the main hub to coordinate amateur astronomy activities as well as to circulate information on astronomical events, and science development in the country. 1.Translation of the book Galileo’s “Starry Messenger”: We finished the …

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