Astronomy


Our member, astrophysicist and science communicator Ángel R. López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University), continues in 2020 his collaboration with SBS radio in Spanish, that started in February 2016. The 10-minutes monthly segment “Astronomía para Principiantes” (Astronomy for Beginners) is usually broadcasted the first or the last Sunday of the […]

“Astronomía para Principiantes” continues in SBS radio in Spanish


Like every year SRAP-IEAP participated in the International Day of Women and Girls in science celebrated on the 11th of February. This time our member Marina Trigueros, aka Cariboo Design, prepared a series of “Real Wonder Women” Biocomics highlighting several of our awesome female SRAP-IEAP members. This day is an […]

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, ...


Today I’ve done something I would have not expected to do in Australia: I gave a talk in Spanish! In my 12+ years living and working in this country I can only think in 2 occasions I did something like this: in 2009 I gave an informal talk about my […]

Talking Astronomy in ALCE Willoughby Sydney





SRAP organized a very special visit to Siding Spring Observatory (Coonabarabran, NSW) during the weekend of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April. This visit was coordinated by our member, astrophysicist Ángel López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Observatory / Macquarie University). The 32 participants didn’t only visit the telescopes (the largest optical telescopes in […]

SRAP visits Siding Spring Observatory



In 2017 the SRAP-IEAP joined the international Science Communication festival Pint of Science. The festival started in the UK and runs every May in over 150 cities across 12 different countries, including Australia. This year Pint of Science took place in 13 cities across Australia (including Sydney) over 15, 16 […]

SRAP in Pint of Science Australia 2017


(Article originally written by our member Ángel López-Sánchez in his personal blog) Last December I was contacted by journalists from radio SBS Australia in Spanish to be interviewed about my work and my life as a Spanish astronomer in Australia. The interview was prepared by Anna Sagristà, who included it in […]

“Astronomía para Principiantes”, new collaboration in radio SBS en español


The final report of the  “2nd Australia-Spain Research Forum: Light”, that took place at Macquarie University on 12 – 13 December 2016, can be downloaded in PDF format from this link.

Final report of the “2nd Australia-Spain Research Forum: Light”



We are pleased to announce the second of a series of annual events organised by the association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific. The topic selected for this year’s congress is Light. The objective of the Australia-Spain Research Forums is to present to the wider community broad research topics which are […]

Announcement of the “2nd Australia – Spain Research Forum: Light”


¿Cuántos otros mundos existen fuera del Sistema Solar? Hasta la fecha, los astrofísicos han descubierto 1958 planetas alrededor de estrellas distintas al Sol. Se conocen 1241 sistemas planetarios, de los que 488 son sistemas múltiples (una estrella con al menos dos planetas). Estos números crecen rápidamente. En realidad se estima […]

Nombrando ExoMundos: #YoEstrellaCervantes