Category Archives: 2018

CAP Conference 2018

Communicating Astronomy with the Public conference (CAP) 2018 was held from March 24-28 in Fukuoka, Japan. More than 400 participants from 53 countries participated in one of the largest CAP conferences ever. The OAD was represented by Dr Wanda Diaz-Merced and Ramasamy Venugopal. Dr. Merced gave a keynote on “Human factors to foster equal participation” […]

First Announcement

After the success of the First Arab Winter School for astrophysics (FAWSA) on 2017 in Marrakech and the Second Arab Winter School for Astrophysics (AWSA-II) on 2018 in Ifrane, Morocco, we are pleased to announce the Third ArAS School for Astrophysics (ArAS SfA-3) that will be held in Beirut, Lebanon from 12 to 18 November 2018.  Website: Deadline: June 15, […]

update: press publicity and videos

Inspired by the discovery of the remarkable TRAPPIST-1 planetary system, an astrophysicist, a musician, and an astrophysicist/musician decided to explore what happens when the rhythms and harmonies of astronomical systems are translated into music so they can be heard by human ears. The result is SYSTEM Sounds, a collection of music and animations generated by […]