Monthly Archives: December 2014

IAU General Assembly 2015

The OAD will coordinate a Focus Meeting (FM20) at the 2015 IAU General Assembly titled “Astronomy for Development.” The meeting has been scheduled for 13-14 August 2015. Please visit for more information on the venue, registration and abstract submission. Overview This Focus Meeting is about the global developmental impact that all aspects related to […]

I teach astronomy because…

This post was written by Jeremy Exelby. He grew up in Southern Africa where clear night skies stimulated an interest in astronomy that has remained with him ever since. Jeremy has worked in several countries in both hemispheres, and currently teaches close to the equator. He has made a number of optical and radio telescopes, and […]