Monthly Archives: February 2018

update – Astrolab Tutors Training Announcement

Astrolab Tutors Training 18-22 June 2018 University of Zululand Physics and Engineering Department 3886, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa Application link:  Deadline: March 31, 2018 More information: The widespread interest in astronomy can be tapped not only to increase knowledge but also to illuminate the nature of science with the interdisciplinary nature of astronomy and its natural […]

update – one day workshop

‘One Day Workshop in Astronomy and Astrophysics Research’  February 27, 2018 Nepal Academy of Science and Technolgy (NAST) Registration Form (online)  Deadline is February 23, 2018 Note: Limited partial/full travel grant is available for deserving students. Women are especially encouraged to apply! More information about the project on the website:

update: Project delays

The project received substantial financial support from the University of Namibia Department of Physics which was used towards the purchase of a camera system for the telescope, as described in the project. The project team then invited experts from South Africa to help set-up the system after it had finally arrived in Namibia. During test […]

Final report

This project’s main goal was to establish a link between the astronomical academic community in Brazil and the mainstream media. In developing countries, we face an enormous challenge in science communication, due to the lack of investment from all involved parties. This in turn endangers future development, driving away future talent and damaging investment in […]