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Overview: LightSound Project: Accessibility for the Blind/Low-Vision Community

The LightSound Project began in 2017 as a way to make solar eclipses accessible to the blind and low-vision (BLV) community. LightSound is a low-cost, smartphone-size device that uses Arduino technology to convert light intensity to sound, giving BLV people another way to engage with an eclipse. During the 2017 eclipse, we deployed 3 devices […]

Overview: Inclusive astronomy in Guatemala

Continuation of the project “Popularization of science with an inclusive approach” in which we generated written material in 3 mayan languages (q’eqchi, k’iche’ and poqomchi), spanish, braille, sign language and 3D astronomical models that will be used for outreach activities for the general public including some exclusive for girls and others for persons with visual […]