Monthly Archives: July 2017

Astronomy in Everyday Life

What has Astronomy ever done for you? In this guest blog, Megan Ray Nichols explores some ways in which developments in Astronomy and space have made their way into everyday life Astronomy is the study of space and everything that encompasses. Astronomers do not always have their heads in the clouds. They have to focus on day-to-day […]

Update: press releases

The goal of the project is to establish a strong connection between the astronomical community in Brazil and the press, in order to efficiently reach the general public in the country. In this semester, we have managed to receive funding for three undergraduate fellowships, and have assembled a team of two Astronomy majors and one […]

Update: Events

The Astrobebés project developed in Bogota by the Bogotà Planetary team until July 15, 2017 has intervened at 7 localities targeting the community in three modalities: Institutional Field, Family Area and Activities in the Bogotà Planetarium. 1. Institutional Scope: This modality is defined as the attention given to the community of children from 0 to 3 […]

Update: Workshop

Big Data in Astronomy: A potential tool for Social Innovation ( BARiStA ), is a workshop that has been granted partial funding from the IAU-OAD. Other sponsors and partners: ● We have successfully got endorsement from the Square Kilometre Array South Africa project. ● The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) will provide staff support who […]

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 five primary schools across the […]