Monthly Archives: May 2017

Final report

This project was delayed to the massive earthquake that struck Nepal in April 2015. Unfortunately, University Grant Commission, Ministry of Science & Technology withdrew their commitment to support this school. So the project was downscaled for 35 participants instead of the original 120 participants NSAS was conducted during 20-23 December 2016 successfully. The budget of the School […]

Astronomy workshop – update

The HBSST workshop has been rescheduled as follows at the two locations below: Date: Thursday 1st- Saturday 3rd June 2017 Time: 9:00am daily Venue: Electronics Lab. Department of Physics, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port  Harcourt.   Date: Monday 5th – Wednesday 7th June 2017 Time: 9:00am daily Venue: Centre for Basic Space […]

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 science and the cosmos, while […]

Article for Universe Awareness

Observatory Establishes Astronomy Library Corner in South Africa From 18 to 26 March this year, celebrations commenced for the South African National Library week with the theme ‘My library, your library’. South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) librarians set out to establish an astronomy corner at the Sutherland Library to advance astronomy literacy, in conjunction with […]

Crowdfunding campaign

Crowd-funding campaign to raise funds for West African Astronomy School 2017 WAISSYA 2017 will be held in Accra, Ghana, in August 2017, hosted by the Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute — your help supports more students to attend! WAISSYA 2017 is supported by grants from the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development, the Square Kilometer Array, the Abdus-Salam […]