Category Archives: Central and South Asia

Overview of project

The main objective of this project is to provide a research opportunity in astronomy/astrophysics as a part of their curriculum to undergraduate students in Nepal. The project will be implemented in different stages: February-March 2018: Students who are opting for their research/project work on astronomy/astrophysics in 4th year of B.Sc. physics program be invited to […]

Overview of project

KAS2018 is a 9-day astrophysics school on ‘Computational Methods in Astrophysics’ targeting 25 advanced University students from Nepal (~80%) and abroad (~20%). Academic lectures are complemented by supervised hands-on group projects for optimal active learning, and by science education/professional skill development seminars. KAS2018 builds upon a successful pilot held in October 2016 at Tribhuvan University […]

Final Report and Resources

The Sky on a Bike project was proposed and conducted by SPACE, with the goal of popularizing science via Astronomy and Space Sciences throughout the domains of education, public and media. This project has been introducing the wonders of the night sky to identified groups of economically disadvantaged and uneducated population in Indian villages with […]

Final report

This project was delayed to the massive earthquake that struck Nepal in April 2015. Unfortunately, University Grant Commission, Ministry of Science & Technology withdrew their commitment to support this school. So the project was downscaled for 35 participants instead of the original 120 participants NSAS was conducted during 20-23 December 2016 successfully. The budget of the School […]

Astroproject Documentary

“From Dust to Stars” is the first film in the series of the ongoing project Astroproject. This infotainment film with a runtime of 30 mins takes you on an enriching journey of how stars are formed. It introduces to the audience the basic concepts of Astronomy by answering questions like, why do some stars shine brighter than the others?what […]