Event Reports

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...

Jan 29

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (3): Newton’s Apple

Goddess of astronomy: “Newton, you don't need any guard To find the gravitation law. The apple is not very hard!” Read More...

Jan 29

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (2): Hypparchus of Nicaea

Hypparchus (2nd century BC) made the first star catalogue in antique Greece. When I was a teenager the teachers used to check the presence of the high school students shouting... Read More...

Jan 29

Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (1): Galileo’s Towers

I jumped from tower to tower for more astronomical power. Thus I used for astronomy the Tower of Pisa and the Tower of the Padua University, but now I know... Read More...

Jan 28

AWB SERBIA - ASTRONOMY QUIZ ON JANUARY 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 January 15th, 2019, the 5th year with... Read More...

Jan 28

New Beginnings for Mike Simmons

Astronomers Without Borders announces the departure of Mike Simmons as Executive Director (President). As founder of AWB, he has played a critical role in the development, growth and success of... Read More...

Jan 28

Celestial dance in Festive Times: The Ring of Fire to end the Decade as seen from GOA, India

by William Afonso

South India experienced a Celestial spectal of an Annular eclipse(Ring of Fire) on 26 Dec 2019 to end the Decade. 100% totality was withnessed in cities like Mangalore, Masargood Coimbatore... Read More...

Jan 23

Stellar Light

Seventeen seventy-four is when William Herschel noted his strange discovery with the cry, ‘Truly a hole is in the sky!' It was in Scorpius confine, found with his sister Caroline... Read More...

Jan 22

Partial Solar Eclipse 2019

December 26, 2019, Malaysia – Last 26 th December 2019 solar eclipse is visible from East in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, East in Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean. Annular... Read More...

Jan 14

FERMI’S PARADOX

Enrico, oh Enrico! You left us with the paradox of aliens' existence You said once: And where are they? Maybe to emphasize their silence Meanwhile, they're switching radio station wondering... Read More...

Jan 10

Merry Go Round

The Earth is rotating as we go round n round in the sky. As the time passes stars change position while people live and die. Seeing the stable Sun, few... Read More...