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 […]
The fim depicts one day in the life of Stanzin Dolkar, a young woman in a remote village in the Indian Himalayas, who is one of the astroguides running the first Astro-tourism program in the region. Film by Boris Wilmart, bakafilms.
Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) is an organization based in Ladakh, India providing clean energy and education access to remote off-grid communities in Himalayas. Electricity has acted as a powerful tool to stimulate economic empowerment and create new streams of revenue generation for this region. With a vision to leverage astronomy as a key development intervention […]
We are going to make an interactive astronomical app as most of the young generation use smartphone or pc. It will feature all the planets of the Solar system along with the Sun and the Moon as interactive characters. The anthropomorphized characters will have various range of expression. Their genders will be determined by the […]
Kathmandu Astrophysics School 2020 (KAS20) will be a 2-week astrophysics school on ‘Introduction to Astronomical Data Analysis ‘, targeting 25 advanced undergraduate students from Nepal (~80%) and abroad (~20%). The first week of the school will cover programming basics in ‘An Introduction to Python’ in order to ensure students develop the necessary skills to tackle […]