Event Reports

Feb 18

On a Special Global Astronomy Month

This is just a personal belief (Neither conclusion nor bet): Life is a sum of novels in which Astronomy is the best novelette. 2018 was declared in Romania the Centenary... Read More...

Feb 18

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (10): Jocelyn’s Victory

In 1967 Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered the first radio pulsar, but the Nobel Prize was given to her supervisor. My moral is not quite mild: a discovery is a legal... Read More...

Feb 16

As temperatures rise Mercury Sets

by William Afonso

A Click of Planet Mercury onthe evening of Feb 12'th 2020 from Mudipu town in Mangalore , Karnataka South India. A Team of enthusiasts waited patiently to see the Planet... Read More...

Feb 16

AWB SERBIA - ASTRONOMY QUIZ ON FEBRUARY 15th 2020

Every 15th of the month, except in April, AWB is organizing a small quiz featuring 10 questions on a selected astronomical subject. On February 15th, 2019, the 5th year with... Read More...

Feb 12

THE STRING THEORY

The string theory; the great topic for average people hunger for knowledge They say that there are only few capable to really understand it Nevertheless, it still intrigues cognitive minds... Read More...

Feb 12

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (9): About Copernicus’ System

If someone would ask me to explain Copernicus' heliocentric system, I would say: “Watch the planets and think they (and you, too!) orbit around a boss optionally named Sun, Sol... Read More...

Feb 12

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (8): Praise to Omar Khayyam

Nobody could be a genius in all, but Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) was an exceptional Persian mathematician, philosopher, poet and astronomer, who belonged to the Arabian culture and left wonderful quatrains... Read More...

Feb 12

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (7): “Eppur Si Muove”

Inquisition: “We don't burn you at the stake just because our irresistible methods convinced you to retract your sky sorcery.” Galileo (for himself): “And yet it moves!” Inquisition: “What did... Read More...

Feb 10

AAS Random Tweets

Thanks to the American Astronomical Society, throughout Global Astronomy Month, we will be featuring a Random Astronomy Fact everyday! Come back daily or tune into our social media channels to... Read More...

Feb 08

Aryabhatta Astronomy Club,Haldia India Inspiring rural students to participate in Nasa Scientist For A Day Essay Contest

Aryabhatta Astronomy Club a Unit of Haldia Institute of Management is going to promote NASA Scientist For A Day Essay Contest in schools located in Rural Bengal. The main objective... Read More...

Feb 04

Hen’s Wings

A pair of blue wings is hovering against the inky black covering within ‘Little Fox' constellation of Vulpecula designation, portrayed with stipple sidereal in Hubble image ethereal, ‘Hen two dash... Read More...

Feb 03

The Sun's Light

The sun shines, its light is everywhere. The wind blows, a warm breeze we share. The food we eat is nurtured by the sun. The sun's heat is felt by... Read More...

Feb 03

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (6): Universal Expansion

The Hubble-Lemaitre law about the expansion of the Universe does not explain all, so we can only guess if that law expands our troubles, too, or just brings more happiness. Read More...

Feb 03

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (5): The Lunette and Galileo

Lunette: “I can show you Milky Way's stars, Jupiter's satellites, Venus' phases, Saturn's rings Sun's spots …” Galileo: “Great! Lunette, you can save yard after yard for my cosmic trips.... Read More...

Feb 03

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (4): The First Martyrs

Both astronomers and astrologers, Hsi and Ho were beheaded by their king in antique China because they could not predict a solar eclipse in the 2nd millennium BC. Thus they... Read More...

Feb 03

Global Astronomy Month 2020

Global Astronomy Month (GAM), organized each April by Astronomers Without Borders, is the world's largest global celebration of astronomy. GAM 2020 brings new ideas and opportunities that bring astronomy enthusiasts... Read More...

Feb 03

Philippine Telescope Hour 2020

“ If there were a million people, with telescopes, willing to get them out for the public, there will be a chance for the people born on this world to... Read More...

Feb 02

Haldia Institute of Management starts an Astronomy Club

Haldia Institute of Management located in Haldia ,West Bengal,India for the first time since it's inception in 2004 has started an Astronomy Club. The main purpose of this club is... Read More...

Jan 30

Elegy to Spitzer Space Telescope

For additional information visit: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/spitzer/main/index.html Read More...

Jan 29

Another kind of astronomy without borders

We started the new year, at our association "Johannes Kepler Linz", with a new key subject. Disabled people should be more in our focus. So we invited an amateurastronomer who... Read More...