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AWB BLM Statement

 

Astronomy is for everyone. Unfortunately, there are far fewer women working in astronomy than men. To encourage women to consider careers in astronomy, Astronomers Without Borders is promoting a series of programs featuring women in astronomy. The programs should be of interest anyone interested in astronomy, but because they are presented by women astronomers we hope they will help girls and young women see themselves as future astronomers, too. The first program will be launched during Global Astronomy Month in April 2015 with a collection of short instructional videos covering entry-level observing techniques. Written and produced by Dr. Paula Turner,...

March 21 - April 25, 2015 Astronomers Without Borders and the IASC are sponsoring a special asteroid search campaign as part of Global Astronomy Month (GAM2015) in April. Fifteen schools from around the world will be selected to participate in this campaign, which takes place from 21 March to 25 April, 2015. Applications are now closed This year's campaign was very successful with 14 schools from 10 different counrties jointly making 80 observations, 8 discoveries and 6 confirmations.

April 12, 2015 Let's celebrate our star, the Sun! Awareness and appreciation of the Sun are all you need to participate. Throw your own SunDay Party or join us for our live Hangout! This year we are celebrating SunDay with a live hangout from Brazil! The Google+ Hangout hosted by AWB President Mike Simmons from a solar outreach event in Campos dos Goytacazos, Brazil , at the end of the 8th International Meeting of Astronomy and Astronautics . Attendees at the conference include AWB board member Anousheh Ansari, the AWB co-national coordinator for Germany, Gernot Meiser, and Patrick Miller who...

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Aug 02

Interview- Students from the military civic college of Goias talks about Astronomy and Robotics projects

Interview - Students from the military civic college of Goias talks about Astronomy and Robotics Projects Students from the military...

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Aug 01

Astronomy Festival 2020 in Gori, Georgia

On July 31, 2020, with the funding of #SRNSFG - Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia, organized by the...

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Jul 25

Glorious Day - Gunstar making the news - Long live to Gunstar.

On the 22nd at 18:45 a Big Bólido literally tears the skies of Brazil, especially the State of Goias, almost...

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Jul 22

Glitter Festival Advance on the Astro adventure.

In the second round of Festival Actions, which was scheduled for an Epic visit where it all started in the...

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Jul 21

Astronomy Festival "AstroFest_2020" in Telavi, Georgia.

On July 20, 2020, with the funding of #SRNSFG - Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia, organized by the...

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Jul 16

AWB SERBIA - ASTRONOMY QUIZ ON JULY 15th 2020

Every 15th of the month, except in April, AWB is organizing a small quiz featuring 10 questions on a selected...

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Jul 12

Comet NEOWISE

Friday 10 July 2020, I got to our observation field at 22:30 CET with in mind the info that according...

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Jul 07

The biggest Astro adventure of the Year will started

The Glitter Festival 2020 Astronomy festival of the State of Goias has started with a Skyrunners theme. This year we...

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Jul 05

Annular Solar Eclipse of June 21, 2020 at the MMAO Summary

As the Ailangs school is not yet in session, and the boarding students not yet returned to campus due to...

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