Event Reports

Jun 14

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (127): Echo (21) - Back to Reality (3)

Refreshed by the travel through the GAM time tunnel (I wonder if this collection of poetical-historical-astronomical essays is a plausible demonstration that, more or less, every astronomer is a poet),... Read More...

Jun 14

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (126): Echo (20) - Back to Reality (2)

Back to reality? Isn't this all a dream? Are we really here? Thank God we have the stars to guide our way or we would all be lost, together, traveling... Read More...

Jun 14

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (125): Echo (19) - Back to Reality (1)

“The world really needs more ways for mankind to view the night sky. Perhaps they could put down their cell phones and do more stargazing. Wouldn't that be nice?” -Andee... Read More...

Jun 12

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (124): Echo (18) - GAM Time Tunnel (17)

Giordano Bruno and Adrian Bruno Sonka, Two passionate astronomers in different times. But if Giordano was burned at the stake, Adrian should always remain awake. -Andrei Dorian Gheorghe- Adrian Bruno... Read More...

Jun 12

Lasting Light

When stars come out in dark of night they simply reappear in sight. How would they flee the light of day or to what reaches fly away? Appearances deceive indeed... Read More...

Jun 11

Distance Learning Update in June

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - June 6, 2020 “I am very happy to send many greetings and appreciation from my head teacher and staff members for the great support funds from... Read More...

Jun 11

Distance Learning in May

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - Five weeks ago, on April 19, the MMAO Ambassadors held our regular weekly Skype call. And in that call we initiated a distance learning program, starting with... Read More...

Jun 11

Distance Learning with MMAO

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - In April the MMAO Astronomy Teacher Ambassadors moved to distance learning. Read about their challenges and how they have engaged their students in the following posts: April... Read More...

Jun 11

The Biggest, Brightest Super Moon of 2020!

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - April 7, 2020 Tonight we can enjoy the biggest, brightest super-moon of 2020! An introduction the event is provided at EarthSky Full moons at apogee, or farthest... Read More...

Jun 11

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (123): Echo (17) - GAM Time Tunnel (16)

My time tunnel showed me that the most active astronomical complex (of those based on an optical planetarium and a small observatory) during GAM 2020 in Romania was in Bacau.... Read More...

Jun 10

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (122): Echo (16) - GAM Time Tunnel (15)

Another halt in my GAM time tunnel was a recent initiative in Romania (regularized in 2017 by Sandu Val Cosmin)) on the Facebook platform, the Group of Amateur and Professional... Read More...

Jun 10

Making Water Rockets at Iboru, Tanzania

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - In March Eliatosha Maleko, Astronomy Ambassador to MMAO and instructor at the Ilboru Primary School worked with his students to design, construct, and launch water rockets. Read... Read More...

Jun 10

Viewing the Moon for the Very First Time

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - February 10, 2020 Astronomy Ambassador Zacharia Mujungu, instructor at Ailanga writes, “This past Saturday we enjoyed the first clear sky after an unusually long, long period of... Read More...

Jun 10

Physics educator Dan Heim attends MMAO Ambassadors call

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - February 7, 2020 For more than 30 years retired high school physics instructor, amateur astronomer, and professional writer Dan Heim provided students with the joy of learning... Read More...

Jun 09

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (121): Echo (15) - GAM Time Tunnel (14)

I jump rope over the trajectories of the heavenly bodies, invisible curved lines, the paths of universal harmony. Let your good luck be the compass of infinity, soul dreaming of... Read More...

Jun 09

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (120): Echo (14) - GAM Time Tunnel (13)

“astronomy.ro” is a national on-line forum for astronomical debates, news and astrophotography, created in 2004 as a more visible alternative to the SARM e-list (founded in 2000 by the famous... Read More...

Jun 07

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (119): Echo (13) - GAM Time Tunnel (12)

“Hey, you don't look normal. Did you fall in love With a star?” “I just fell from a comet To the Moon. So… something similar!” -Andrei Dorian Gheorghe- The Romanian... Read More...

Jun 07

Live Talk on Stellar Evolution

Bangladesh Astronomy Research Center (BARC) is going to organize an event on “Live Talk on Stellar Evolution.” This event is jointly organized by “Bangladesh Astronomy Research Center (BARC) and Tunisian... Read More...

Jun 07

For Global Astronomy Month 2020 (118): Echo (12) - GAM Time Tunnel (11)

A real lover of solar eclipses Is always ready for reaction, Even when not the Moon crosses the Sun, But the International Space Station. -Andrei Dorian Gheorghe- The Bucharestian engineer... Read More...