Category Archives: Central and South Asia

Overview of the project

Project title: Regional School on Astrophysical Data Reduction Project leader: Prof. Binil Aryal Tribhuvan University has been offered opportunity to carry out research work in Astronomy & Astrophysics (A&A) since 2006 at the Central Department of Physics (CDP), Kathmandu, Nepal. To date 84 MSc thesis have been completed in the various areas of Astrophysics. About […]

“Touch of the Universe” activity led in India

A report of activity from a recipient of the “Touch of the Universe” kit, Divyadarshan Purohit from India “It was very keen demand for a long time for useful system with help of which we can show the sky to the visually impaired. The IAU-OAD & University of Valencia have recently developed a specially designed […]

Overview of the project

Project title: Documentary Series on Astronomy Research in India Project leader: Mr. Rakesh Rao Astronomy has developed from bare naked eye observations in the past to the use of the sophisticated instruments, like large telescopes, better imaging devices, satellite and space missions in the recent times. Research in the field of Astronomy requires large fraction […]