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An Observation – Due West

  Aware that summer’s change to fall is no eye-blink, We still compute that exact balance point we think Evens out, if only for that instant, our day/night. Garden dwellers know such moments in ways more profound, While I find...

25 September

World Space Week

Coming October 4 through 10, World Space Week will be heralding International efforts in Space Science and Technology. With more than 1400 events 80 different countries world wide, this is the largest public space celebration on Earth! This year's theme...

23 September

SARM’s Perseid Event 2014 (2)

These are sequences taken by Valentin Grigore during SARM’s Perseid astronomical camp 2014 in Mount Cindrel, which had a role both observational and educative, and prepared the observation of the Perseid meteor shower maximum.

17 September

Mike on the Mic!

Mike Simmons, AWB's president and founder, appeared on the The Space Show speaking with Dr. David Livingston about AWB's programs and especially the importance of Telescopes to Tanzania. Take a listen .

10 September

From Sci-Fi Fantasies to Scientific Facts and Back: Yin-Ju Chen

I would like to talk about three influential movies that have spurred my artistic practice in recent years. They are 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), For All Mankind (1989), and THX 1138 (1971) 1. 2001: A Space Odyssey  The first...

09 September

Business To Business

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04 September

SARM’s Perseid Event 2014 (3)

These images from Valentin Grigore’s meteor collection 2014 represent: two meteors (separated in time by only 6 minutes) next to the Pleiades and the Hyades, caught at Blaga’s Rivulet (Brook). Mount Cindrel, in 4 August, and identified by Valentin Grigore...

24 September

Mike in Portugal

Astronomy education was the focus at the inaugural meeting of the Astronomy Education Alliance conference in Portugal the week of Sept. 8. From the classroom to public outreach and even space missions, all forms of astronomy awareness and education were...

23 September

Yin-Ju Chen - AstroArtist of the Month

This month's AstroArtist is Yin-Ju Chen whose primary medium is video, but her works also includes photos, installations and drawings. In the past few years she has focused on the function of "power" in human society, nationalism, racism, totalitarianism, collective thinking...

10 September

SARM’s Perseid Event 2014 (1)

Valentin Grigore imagined the 22nd edition of SARM’s Perseid Event in two parts: 21 July - 5 August in the Meridional Carpathians, Transylvania province (a mountain camp including a traditional astronomical summer school)   10 August - 20 August around...

10 September

Telescopes to Tanzania - Stretch Goal

Improving science education in Tanzania The Center for Science is a reality! Now we can multiply its impact by adding more ambassadors right away instead of waiting. An additional $17,000 will DOUBLE the number of astronomy/science ambassadors who will: Visit...

04 September

IOAA 2014

  If in the past we made large astro-photo-poetical-chronicles on events organized by the International Astronomical Union and the International Meteor Organization, this time we try a mini…astro-photo-poetical-chronicle about the 8th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (with 37 participating...

02 September