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ADMINISTRATION

ASTRONOMY FOR THE PUBLIC

PRESS & MEDIA

Division C Education, Outreach and Heritage

President

Mary Kay M. Hemenway

University of Texas Austin
Astronomy Dept
2515 Speedway, C1400
Austin TX 78712
United States

Phone: +1 512 471 1309
Fax: +1 512 471 6016
Email: marykayastroasutexasedu
Personal website: http://outreach.as.utexas.edu/Marykay/Homepage.html
Organization website: http://www.as.utexas.edu/

Last updated:
February 28, 2013

Vice-President

Hakim Luthfi Malasan

Faculty of Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Institut Teknologi Bandung
Astronomy Division & Bosscha Observatory
Lembang
West Java
Bandung 40391
Indonesia

Phone: +62 22 278 6027
Fax: +62 22 250 9170
Email 1: hakimasitbacid
Email 2: hakimlmalasangmailcom
Organization website: http://astronomy.itb.ac.id

Last updated:
January 11, 2013


Steering Committee

Secretary

Rajesh Kochhar

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
History of Science
Sector 81
Mohali 140306
India

Phone: +91 9417720552
Email: rkochhar2000gmailcom
Personal website: rajeshkochhar.com
Organization website: http://www.iisermohali.ac.in/welcome.html

Last updated:
November 29, 2013


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Description

Members of Division C are involved in all aspects of Education, Outreach, and Heritage. Individuals from other divisions whose work straddles the boundaries between their scientific interest and Division C may propose Working Groups within Division C. Education ranges from primary to tertiary level including both formal and informal education, and is informed by astronomy education research. Outreach reaches the public through a wide range of media. Heritage includes the legacy of astronomical artifacts and structures as well as the astronomical attributes of mankind's cultural history. The activities of Division C will be closely coordinated with those of the newly established IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD).

Links

Portal to the Heritage of Astronomy: http://www.astronomicalheritage.net/


Division Members (1471)


Participating Commissions

Division C Commission 41 History of Astronomy
Division C Commission 46 Astronomy Education & Development
Division C Commission 55 Communicating Astronomy with the Public

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International Year of Astronomy

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