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“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.

It is time to understand more, so that we may fear less”

- Marie Curie -

Amanar: Under the same Sky
Sahrawi Refugees, Africa
Kagol Rath
Rural schools, India

SELECTED PROJECTS

Girls in the Museum
Young women of Rio de Janerio, Brazil 
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SELECTED ARTICLES

 “Girls in the Museum” is a project aimed at school students to encourage them to explore scientific careers and engage with science...

 

Girls of Today and Women from the Past:

When the History of Female Scientists is Used to Engage Girls with Science

In this paper, we present novel strategies and actions to engage the general public into liking Astronomy, such as the lending of high quality astronomical material to perform observations and hands-on activities (the Astrokit)...

 

 

Behold the Sky: bringing Astronomy to public schools of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This work is the report of an astronomy non-formal education expedition carried out by the GalileoMobile initiative in the Paiter Suruí indigenous communities, in the Brazilian Amazon, that took place in November 2016...

  Astronomy across cultures:

reporting experiences on the GalileoMobile education 

activities in the Paiter Sure indigenous 

community.