12th Astronomy in the Gulf Forum

WHEN April 14, 2012
12-4:30 PM WHERE NYUAD Downtown Campus, Abu Dhabi WHO Open to the Public


Astronomy board games, Space/Astronomy themed face-painting and Henna, Telescope Viewing, and Electricity and Magnet demonstrations will be held for guests of all ages in the garden at NYUAD Campus from 4PM to 8PM

Public Talks

16:00 Fatma Said Abdullah Alkalbani: Dictionary of Astronomy Terms in Sign Language [Arabic]

16:45 Ammar Al-Rawahi (Oman Astronomical Society): Public Standards and Foundations for the Construction of Astronomical Observatories [Arabic]

17:30 Zainab Obaied Alsalhi (Astronomical Society of Oman): The speed and cosmic distances

18:15 Ilias Fernini (UAEU): A Statistical Analysis of the Lunar Crescent Visibility Criteria

19:00 Hassan Hariri (Dubai Astronomy Group): Astronomy Life Day  

19:45 Joseph Gelfand (NYUAD): White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes – What are they, Where do they come from, and Why do we believe they are real?
Convened by
  • Joseph Gelfand, NYUAD

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