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Overview of project

The Arab Astronomical Society School for Astrophysics (ArAS SfA), previously named “Arab Winter School for Astrophysics” (AWSA), is an initiative of the Arab Astronomical Society (ArAS). ArAS SfA’s objective is to give students the opportunity to be trained by professional astronomers to make up the shortage of expertise in the …

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Columba-Hypatia at the Cyprus Friendship Program Camp

For the fifth consecutive year, the Cyprus Friendship Programme  (CFP) organised a one-week summer camp for Turkish- and Greek-Cypriot 15-18 year olds. The teenagers had the opportunity to live alongside each other and participate in workshops, games and activities together. This year there were 48 campers, approximately 50-50 from each …

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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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