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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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Final report

This project aims to provide an evidence-based pract ice for ef fect ive inclusive teaching to ensure astronomy is appropriated and meaningful for both visually impaired and sighted community. In Ireland, the majority of universities with degree option in astrophysics host astronomy outreach events for the general public and second-level …

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update: Collaboration with astronomy institution

Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) and Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) have entered into a formal collaboration for AHLC and this project will now officially be a part of IIA’s outreach program. Through this collaboration, we will be able to leverage IIA’s expertise in training the locals on astronomy and handling …

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Sonification videos and Web apps

The project produced 5 sonification videos in 2018. True Love Waits: http://www.system-sounds.com/true-love-waits/ Jupiter’s Moons: http://www.system-sounds.com/jupiters-moons/ Black Widow Pulsar: http://www.system-sounds.com/black-widow-pulsar/ Play Saturn Harp: http://www.system-sounds.com/saturn-harp/ Play Jupiter’s Moons: https://matt-russo.github.io/systemsounds-apps/jupiters-moons/ Github: https://github.com/matt-russo/systemsounds-apps They have been viewed over 65 000 times on YouTube and were featured on space.com, Virgin Radio, and in The Outline. We …

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update: activities and tactile model production

In this project our goal is to create and distribute educational kits composed of tactile 3D maps of galaxies accompanied by a manual and multimedia material to educators working with BVI students that want to introduce Astronomy concepts in their classrooms, or to astronomers and/or science outreach coordinators that want …

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