It was over half a century ago that humanity’s view of itself was transformed by the breath-taking photographs of earth taken from outer space. They brought home to us not only earth’s ethereal beauty but also its fragility in the vast expanse of the cosmos. Twenty years on, world leaders put their heads together to…
This presentation explores the significant impact of synchrotron light sources on various aspects of science, research, and diplomacy
An insight into the International Mathematical Union commitment to, and actions for, sustainable development
The Square Kilometer Array Observatory is an international project that will have a big impact on the basic understanding of the Universe. It already has a huge societal, cultural and economical impact as well
Early career scientists from the world gather in Tsukuba, Japan
Prof. Prajval Shastri (Vice Chair of the IYBSSD Steering and Advisory Committee and Adjunct Professor at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research) is visiting TRIUMF, Canada’s particle accelerator centre in Vancouver. The program includes several highlights: – Monday, September 11th: Science for Sustainability – an open dialogue in a key moment of global mobilization…
A one day conference about basic social and human sciences for sustainable development in Bogota, Colombia
Geographers can help to understand inequities, a first step toward their reduction, says Michal Meadow, the president of the Internatioal Geographical Union.
Different views on inequality and how to reduce it
The Office of Astronomy for Development just published a new booklet about projects it supports.