Astronomy




Last Saturday 28th April we had a very special event at Scienceworks (Melbourne, Victoria): a Astronomy talk and a special projection of the planetary show “Una estrella para Cervantes” (A star for Cervantes). The event was hosted by astrophysicist and science communicator Ángel R. López-Sánchez (AAO/MQU), who was in charge […]

Astronomy event at Scienceworks, Melbourne



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



¿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