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Central and South Asia

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Kathmandu Astrophysics School 2020 (KAS20) will be a 2-week astrophysics school on ‘Introduction to Astronomical Data Analysis ‘, targeting 25 advanced undergraduate students from Nepal (~80%) and abroad (~20%). The first week of the school will cover programming basics in ‘An Introduction to Python’ in order to ensure students develop …

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Teacher training workshop

Teacher training outreach for Astronomy and Science in Mongolia” Workshop was held at the National University of Mongolia, June 10-15, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Website School teachers were trained on hands on activities and lectures given by international astronomers. The training workshop created a platform for professional astronomers, space scientists, and …

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update: website, events, resources

List of resources and upcoming events are on the Project website Activities: August 2019, “The Elegant Universe and its Creation”, Hyderabad Science Society, Science and the City Meeting, Hyderabad (Talk & Q&A) August 2019, “The Indian Space Program”, Navodaya Leadership Institute (NLI), Rangareddy, Hyderabad (Talk & Q&A) July 2019, “Indian …

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Visit by UN Ambassador for Mountain partnerships

His Holiness Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang visited OAD project Astronomy for Himalayan Livelihood Creation led by Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE). The project has established Astro Homestays in the villages in the mountains.   The villagers, who have been trained in astronomy, showed His Holiness, Saturn and Jupiter through the recently installed …

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