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The following bulletin update has been translated from http://www.inaoep.mx/noticias/?noticia=363&anio=2016  For the ninth consecutive year, young people from many different countries came together in Tonantzintla, Puebla, Mexico for ESAOBELA, which was, this year, dedicated to Dr. Eugenio Mendoza Villarreal, one of the pillars of Mexican astrophysics. ESAOBELA, which begin on Sunday 10th …

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Update

We are happy to report that all the goals for the Project were reached without any problems. The weekly astronomy radio show “Obsesión por el Cielo” will continue to be freely available to everyone in podcast format through our provider, PodBean, for the next three years. We also secured the “obsesionporelcielo.net” domain name which …

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Overview of the project (2016)

Project leader: Jose H. Pena, jhpena@astro.unam.mx Project location: All countries in Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Project Description: In Latin America, there is great enthusiasm for astronomy and interest in developing local observatories, but there are few astronomers in these countries able to develop new talents. In 2007, members of …

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Overview of the project

Project leader: Pedro Valdés, pedro.valdes@udem.edu Project location: Mexico Project description: “Obsesión por el Cielo” (Obsession for the Sky) is a weekly radio show where we talk about astronomy and space exploration. It is broadcasted live on the radio station of the Universidad de Monterrey, in the metropolitan area of Monterrey …

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Project update: UNAWE-UNESCO MOBIL / Proyecto Miradas

UNAWE-UNESCO Mobil, otherwise known as Proyecto Miradas, had a very successful tour through Central America, visiting 6 countries and reaching over 200 teachers and 444 children. The poster below gives an impression of their activities in Central America. View the gallery below for photos of the activities organized by Proyecto Miradas in …

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Overview of the project

Project title: The UNAWE-UNESCO-Mobil I for Central America Project leader: Mr. Daniel Ekdesman The Universe Awareness programme (UNAWE) is a programme endorsed by the IAU and the UNESCO aiming to inspire young disadvantaged children and stimulate their interest in science and technology, in culture and global citizenship through astronomy. At …

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