Category Archives: 2016

Scifest Africa 2016

The continent’s biggest Science Festival turned 20 this year. Scifest is the biggest public Science event in the country which attracts national stakeholders in research, education, policy, and outreach from across various fields of science. Several international organizations, such as NASA, support and participate in Scifest. The South African Minister of Science and Technology,  Ms Naledi […]

IAU OAD Regional Offices Meeting

3rd Face-to-Face Meeting of Regional Offices of Astronomy for Development 2-4 March 2016, South African Astronomical Observatory, Cape Town The Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has, at present, nine Regional Offices and Language Expertise Centers around the world. These offices work closely with the OAD in order to implement the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Strategic […]


The following bulletin update has been translated from  For the ninth consecutive year, young people from many different countries came together in Tonantzintla, Puebla, Mexico for ESAOBELA, which was, this year, dedicated to Dr. Eugenio Mendoza Villarreal, one of the pillars of Mexican astrophysics. ESAOBELA, which begin on Sunday 10th January, brings together for a […]