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Events: April 2013

May 1st, 2013
RI-HCI Astrigue

Astrigue

Every year in March-April, RI(JC) and HCI jointly organize Astrigue Convention and Challenge, a two-part program which first equips students with necessary background in Astronomy, then pits them in a competition of trivia and conceptual knowledge application. If you are new to Astronomy, this is a great way to learn more!

2013's Astrigue Convention was held on 6th and 13th April at HCI (College), and Astrigue Challenge on 20th April at RI (JC). For more information, contact the organizers at astrigue2013 [at] gmail.com.

Singapore Space Apps Challenge

Space Apps Challenge

Date: 21st - 22nd Apr 2013

Location: Microsoft, 1 Marina Boulevard, 22nd Floor

The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities around the world. The event embraces collaborative problem solving with a goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global needs applicable to both life on Earth and life in space. NASA is leading this global collaboration along with a number of additional government collaborators and 100+ local partner organizations.

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Singapore Space Challenge 2013

SSCHave you ever wanted to build a space plane, or a satellite? What about a robot that can mine asteroids? Here's your chance to turn your ideas into real designs at the Singapore Space Challenge! All Secondary School and Tertiary students are invited to form teams of 4-7 and register their intention to participate by 5th April 2013.

UPDATE: Deadline has been extended to 3rd May 2013

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Events: March 2013

March 11th, 2013
Galaxy Forum

Galaxy Forum

Date: 9 Mar 2013

Time: 0900 - 1230h

Location: Singapore Science Centre

This 1st Southeast Asia regional Galaxy Forum is being held in Singapore. The event will feature expert presentations on the theme 21st Century Galaxy Education and Exploration in the 21st Century. Participating organizations include: the Astronomy Department at the Institute of Technology in Bandung, Indonesia; the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand; the Malaysia National Space Agency (ANGKASA) Division of Space Science Education; the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the National University of Singapore; and The Astronomical Society of Singapore.

Registration Closes March 5th.

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Singapore Astronomy Olympiad

SAOAstronomy.sg is proud to be hosting the inaugural Singapore Astronomy Olympiad (SAO), held on 23rd March 2013.  

The SAO is modeled after the international astronomy Olympiads, and qualifies students to participate in the 18th International Astronomy Olympiad, 7th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics, and 9th Asia-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad, competitions in which Singapore has been participating in since 2007.

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Earth Hour Star Parties

MP Earth Hour

Marine Parade Astro Earth Hour
(East Coast)

NP Astro Earth Hour

Ngee Ann Poly Astro Earth Hour
(Clementi)

TASOS Earth Hour

TASOS Earth Hour
(Jurong East)

MP Earth Hour

Galaxy Astro Earth Hour
(Woodlands)

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