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Overview of project

We aim to make astronomy in general, and galaxies in particular, more accessible to children with visual impairments. We plan to create and distribute educational kits composed of tactile 3D maps of galaxies accompanied by a manual and multimedia material. To be accessible to children in most of South America, …

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update: News articles

These are some of the news articles produced during a single week of the meeting of the Brazilian Astronomical Society, earlier this month. University news, announcing the event: http://jornal.usp.br/ciencias/ciencias-exatas-e-da-terra/evento-da-sociedade-astronomica-brasileira-reune-estrelas-da-area/   National TV report on the launch of the Brazilian Society for Astrobiology, that happened during our meeting: http://tvcultura.com.br/videos/62508_jornal-da-cultura-1-edicao-07-09-2017.html   Veja, …

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