Monthly Archives: June 2015

Spreading science education, one telescope at a time

The following article is from the website of University of California Santa Cruz, where one of the project coordinators is completing his graduate studies in astrophysics. By Peggy Townsend If not for a down-on-his luck Mongolian astronomer with a penchant for drinking, 44 schools in that rugged country might not have telescopes with which to peer […]

Final report

The AstroTwinCoLO 2014 Meeting was the second event celebrated as part of the Astronomy Twinning Program between the University of Antioquia (Colombia) and Leiden Observatory (Leiden). The meeting was held in Medellin (Colombia) between August 19-29, 2014. The goal was to continue with a 5-year long collaboration effort between the two institutions that started in […]