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Update: Bi-communal workshops

Since the start of 2017 the “Columba-Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace” project – by GalileoMobile and the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research – has carried out bicommunal astronomy activities with teenagers from all over Cyprus at the Home for Cooperation, carried out two public outreach evenings for the public and has reached …

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Article on Columba Hypatia project

GalileoMobile’s new initiative, the “Columba-Hypatia Project: Astronomy for Peace” project, will share astronomy with young people from the divided island of Cyprus throughout 2017. On 10-20 May, the project will visit various schools in the island to inspire young people, through astronomy, to be curious about the world we live in, about …

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Final Report

The First Arab Winter School of Astrophysics (FAWSA) provided a platform for astrophysics knowledge sharing, triggering collaborations between fellow Arab astrophysicists, and building a strong professional Arab community in the field. The scope of the winter school covered the following fields: ● Solar System and Exoplanets ● Solar Physics ● Galactic Astronomy : …

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Final Report

“Astro Tourism in South West Asia” Report is available for download as PDF March – November 2016 Astronomical tourism is the form of tourism that involves the sites with astronomical interest, historical and archaeological sites, modern research organizations (observatories, astronomical institutes), educational centres, space museums, planetariums, etc. It is part …

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Update

FAWSA will provide a platform for astrophysics knowledge sharing, triggering collaborations between fellow Arab astrophysicists, and building a strong professional Arab community in the field. The scope of the winter school covers the following fields: • Solar System and Exoplanets • Solar Physics • Galactic Astronomy: Stars, Stellar Clusters, Nebulae, SNR and …

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