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Posted On: Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 11:57
In continuation of the year-long celebration of Indian space sciences, envisaged in the context of the National Space Science Symposium (NSSS 2022), CESSI, IISER Kolkata in collaboration with the Science Program Office of ISRO is pleased to announce a new public lecture series. The NSSS lecture series is meant to inform the public about important developments in space sciences in the country, highlight past, currently ongoing and future space science missions, and present important astronomy and
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Posted On: Monday, May 2, 2022 - 11:54
The Astronomical Society of India is pleased to announce the release of the inaugural lecture of the much anticipated lecture series titled "Astronomy and Astrophysics: An Introductory Survey". Aimed at undergraduate and graduate students, this series of talks by renowned astrophysicist and teacher, Prof G. Srinivasan, starts from first principles of Physics, and builds up the subject rigorously to the present state of our understanding. This comprehensive lecture series will span a large range
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Posted On: Friday, November 26, 2021 - 20:17
The deadline for receiving the nominations for ASI 2021 awards has been extended upto 31st December 2021. ASI is pleased to invite nominations for the following awards for the year 2021. The last date for the receipt of nominations is the 31st of December, 2021. You will notice some changes in norms for these awards. These are based on the recommendations of a committee set up by the ASI in response to the discussion in the 39th General Body Meeting held online during the ASI 2021. The webpages
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Posted On: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:50
Please find attached an announcement for the webinar on 29th October 2021 at 4.00 PM. All are welcome to join the webinar using the link https://www.indiascienceandtechnology.gov.in/webinar or scan using the attached pdf. Title - Growth of Solar Physics in India from Ground and Space-based Platforms Speaker - Prof. Dipankar Baneerjee ( ARIES Nainital ) Chairperson - Prof. Arnab Rai Choudhuri (IISc Bengaluru) Convener - Dr. Nakul Parashar (Vigyan Prasar New Delhi) Date - 29 October 2021 Time - 04
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Posted On: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 16:07
The 12th Anna Mani lecture will be delivered by Chayanika Shah, on "Unpacking gender to understand the gendered culture of science: A queer feminist take”. 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: 12th Anna Mani Lecture Time: Oct 6, 2021, 05:00 PM Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi Youtube link https://youtu.be/P05ikT4Orh0
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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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