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Central and South Asia

Final report

Clear Skies was conceived as an excersise to inculcate rational thinking in students, using Astronomy as an effective tool. For more than a year, the project team worked with the same set of underprivileged students from Shaikhpet, Hyderabad in India. Various sessions were held with around 200 students, aged 12-15, …

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Overview

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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