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Posted On: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 09:25
Please find attached SkyNews September 2021. - Arvind Paranjpye
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Posted On: Monday, August 23, 2021 - 11:23
The editorial team of the Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy (JAA) of the Indian Academy of Sciences is publishing a special issue to mark the milestone of AstroSat completing 5 years in orbit. Please find more details from the attached file.
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Posted On: Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 21:08
Please find attached SkyNews August 2021. SkyNews contains Sun, Planets and Transitions List of Events in August 2021 March of the Moon Conjunctions - Mercury and Mars on 19 August Occultation - a favourable naked eye occultation event on 17 August for Indian amateurs - Arvind
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Posted On: Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 19:07
Dear all The workshop ‘Public Engagement in Astronomy in the Pandemic Era’, organised by IIA with HBCSE and ASI-POEC, will take place from 2-4 August (next week). The program schedule is attached. We have a large number of very interesting talks from planetaria, science centres, amateur astronomy clubs and research institutions. Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting through zoom, even if you have not registered (though we request that you do). The zoom link is mentioned in the schedule. We w
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Posted On: Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 11:13
The planets Venus and Mars are moving closer to each other as seen in the western sky just after sunset. Their closest approach is on 13th July. The moon also gets close to them on 12th July. These are all naked eye events and we invite everyone to see it for themselves. Indian Institute of Astrophysics has made a poster on this event, aimed at the general public, in partnership with ASI-POEC. This has also been translated in English, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu and Guj
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Posted On: Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 10:05
WGGE is pleased to announce the 10th Anna Mani lecture on July 22, 2021, by Vidita Vaidya on "THE SOCIAL BRAIN - INSIGHTS FROM NEUROSCIENCE OF RELEVANCE TO HUMAN SOCIAL INTERACTIONS". A poster for the talk is attached. Please find the Youtube live link below. Thanks and regards. Preeti Kharb On behalf of the Working Group for Gender Equity (WGGE) Topic: Anna Mani Lecture Time: 22 July, 2021 at 4 pm on ZOOM and YouTube. Youtube link https://youtu.be/DOJSvC_saJE
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Posted On: Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 21:27
The abstract submission deadline is extended till 10 July for the "Public Engagement in Astronomy in the Pandemic Era" workshop, which will be held during 2-3 August. Revised poster is attached. Website: https://www.iiap.res.in/astropandemic/ Last date for abstract submission: 10 July Last date for registration: 25 July As we enter the second year of the pandemic, the astronomy outreach community has had to innovate new ways of engaging with the public. Though webinars have proven popular, they
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Posted On: Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 10:09
Please find attached SkyNews July 2021. It contains Sun, Planets and Transitions List of Events in July 2021 March of the Moon Conjunctions Venus, Mars and Regulus - Arvind
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Posted On: Monday, June 28, 2021 - 10:50
We at Pune Knowledge Cluster are planning to develop scientific research projects where enthusiastic citizens (from all walks of life) can participate and help us analyze big data from various scientific streams. Currently, we offer a couple of Astronomical data-based projects. The participants will be given orientation and training sessions by the experts. Kindly find the document attached summarizing our Citizen Science projects. The link for the registration is present at the end of the docum
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Posted On: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 18:26
Date: 2-3 August 2021 Website: https://www.iiap.res.in/astropandemic Last date for abstract submission: 1 July Last date for registration: 25 July Organised by: IIA, with HBCSE-TIFR and ASI-POEC As we enter the second year of the pandemic, the astronomy outreach community has had to innovate new ways of engaging with the public. Though webinars have proven popular, they do have their limitations. This workshop is for the outreach and education community in Astronomy and related fields to come to
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Posted On: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 09:56
WGGE is pleased to announce the next Anna Mani lecture on June 24, 2021, by Jayasree Subramanian titled "They were Axiomatic, We are Empirical: The Indian Approach to the Gender Question in Mathematics". A poster for the talk is attached. Please find the Zoom link and Youtube live link below. WGGE invites volunteers from the ASI community to help us in our efforts to make the astronomy community more gender-sensitive and equitable. The associate members will work closely with WGGE to plan, parti
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Posted On: Monday, May 31, 2021 - 17:33
It contains Sun, Planets and Transitions List of Events in June 2021 March of the Moon Lunar Eclipse - A note on annular solar eclipse on 10 June (The eclipse is not visible from India) and Track of Venus in 2021 Regards, Arvind Paranjpye
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Posted On: Monday, May 31, 2021 - 17:30
The details on the memorial meeting for Dr. Nandivada Rathnasree which was held on Saturday (29th May 2021) evening (6pm) can be found from the youtube link https://www.youtube.com/asiofficial/live
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Posted On: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 15:16
This year's ICTS summer school on gravitational-wave (GW) astronomy will be held from 05 to 16 July 2021. Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, the school will be held online. Applications for the school are now open. This year’s school will focus on the stochastic GW background from the early universe as well as produced by astrophysical sources. Courses: Stochastic GW background from the early universe (Shi Pi, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Kavli IPMU, Japan) Stochastic astrophysical
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Posted On: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 10:28
This is an announcement for BRICS2021 meeting which will be held at IUCAA Pune Online during 19-20 May 2021. In accordance with the BRICS Calendar of STI events for organizing during India’s BRICS Presidency in 2021 (https://brics2021.gov.in/), I am pleased to inform you that the 7th meeting of the BRICS Astronomy WG (BAWG2021) will take place in virtual (online) mode during 19-20 May 2021 at IUCAA, Pune, India. The related website is: https://www.iucaa.in/ws/~BRICS2021/ Best wishes, Prof. Ranja
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