04 March 2014

Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) -Updates:. Feb 28, 2014

Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) -Updates:. Feb 28, 2014

AWB Updates:. Feb 28, 2014

Watch the AWB Monthly Hangout!
The AWB Monthly Hangout IS Now available on YouTube . It WAS an Exciting discussion, INCLUDING a Live Art demonstration from this Month's AstroArtist, Ron Saunders, who created Some of his Artworks using a Combination of liquid Nitrogen, Pendulums and frozen paint.
Also Participating Were AWB Producer Liam Kennedy, who Showed off his ISS-Above Creation ( Http://Issabove.Com/ ) That lights up the space WHEN Station passes Above your location; Sidewalk Astronomers' Donna Smith, who spoke warmly about the legacy of John Dobson, and AWB founder Mike Simmons, who updated us on Global Astronomy Month that will happen in April.

Join an asteroid search campaign
Astronomers Without Borders and the IASC are sponsoring a special asteroid search campaign as part of Global Astronomy Month (GAM2014) in April. Fifteen schools from around the world will be selected to participate in this campaign, which takes place from 24 March to 28 April, 2014.
Schools are selected to participate based primarily on a one-paragraph description of the reasons the teacher and students would like to participate. To allow for geographic diversity in this special GAM2014 global project, no more than one school will be selected from any country. There is no cost to the students or schools. To apply, fill out this form, describing why your class would like to participate. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2014.
Read more application details here

Purchase Moon Gazers' Wheel in AWB Store to support astronomy
The Moon Gazer's Wheel is a unique, interactive guide to the Moon that makes it easy for anyone to understand how and why the Moon goes through phases. It's perfect for those just getting started in astronomy, and ideal for public outreach.
Volume Discounts -! Order more and Save Order here , or visit the AWB store for more amazing Astronomy items.

Sol Eclipsed by Beauty

Rare in paired Bicenturial form
HAS Venus Bifaced Sol!
Breath of Fire Quenched by a
Beauteous Black Sphericular dot!
Flamed sphere in Skied spot
of most Taurus Opposite Hercules!
Taural post of Einstein's
Stellared Bends of fame!
Read more of the Poem , and the AstroPoetry blog .

AstroCrafts: How To Create Constellation Coasters
For our AstroCrafts project we will create constellation coasters. I made some really cool coasters out of foam core board. You can also use ceramic tiles which is probably the best as far as durability.
You can hang them individually in a grouping or place them on a ribbon runner. First, I will share how I created these beautiful coasters with foam core board and then provide a tutorial link on making them from ceramic tiles.
Read the rest on AstroArts

Ron Saunders: Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle
These paintings investigate how our desire to find our place in the universe can result in a deeper understanding in what we observe. There is a recognition that what we observe may not have always been the same, that the very action of observing may impact the end result.
Read the rest on AstroArts

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2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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