Category Archives: 2019

Final report

Clear Skies was conceived as an excersise to inculcate rational thinking in students, using Astronomy as an effective tool. For more than a year, the project team worked with the same set of underprivileged students from Shaikhpet, Hyderabad in India. Various sessions were held with around 200 students, aged 12-15, ranging from eclipse observations, lectures […]

Final report

The project organized a 6-days workshop for 61 science teachers in Monrovia, Liberia. The educational system, as one of the key drivers for social and economic development, is in a devastating condition after two civil wars and the Ebola crisis. The workshop aimed at supporting the teachers with basic astronomy knowledge and classroom experiments to […]

Final report

The Regional Astronomical Summer School (September 2-6, 2019) and the Regional Astronomical Workshop (September 11-13, 2019) took place at the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO), which is located near village Byurakan on the picturesque southern slope of Mount Aragatz. The Regional Astronomical Summer School was aimed at attracting beginner astronomers and related MSc and PhD students to the field of scientific […]

Final report

Astrolab Training Week (30th September – 4th October 2019) National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Bulawayo, Republic of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe is making her nascent steps into the world of space exploration via the newly established Zimbabwe National Geospatial and Space Agency (ZINGSA), and given these circumstances, NUST seeks to be a pioneer and a […]