Category Archives: TF3 funded projects

Overview of project

SYSTEM Sounds is a science-art project which translates astronomical systems and data into music and sound, and integrates them into high quality videos with broad public appeal. Following the success of our initial releases on TRAPPIST-1 and Saturn, we wish to extend this project to other systems with a focus on well known objects and […]

Overview of project

The results of an inquiry into the indigenous and cultural astronomy of the Lamba people of the Copperbelt Province of Zambia have been reported in the first stage inquiry. The study has assessed the oral astronomy knowledge, culture and beliefs which relate to celestial bodies, astronomy events and related behaviour that are held by the […]

Overview of project

Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) seeks to provide clean energy access, Digital education and Livelihood access through solar power for the remote unelectrified Himalayan communities, located in the higher reaches of the Himalaya above 13000 ft, by providing energy access through DC solar micro-grids. Energy access intervention has acted as a tool for further development and […]

update: News articles

These are some of the news articles produced during a single week of the meeting of the Brazilian Astronomical Society, earlier this month. University news, announcing the event:   National TV report on the launch of the Brazilian Society for Astrobiology, that happened during our meeting:   Veja, the most widely read magazine […]

Update: press releases

The goal of the project is to establish a strong connection between the astronomical community in Brazil and the press, in order to efficiently reach the general public in the country. In this semester, we have managed to receive funding for three undergraduate fellowships, and have assembled a team of two Astronomy majors and one […]