July 23, 2018

On July 27-28, 2018, humanity on earth will witness the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century. In order to provide you an opportunity in Nepal, we will be hosting an observation on that night from our office with our different telescopes.  Don’t want to miss the opportunity? Click here to register now!  Attending the […]

July 21, 2018

We are pleased to announce the result of the pre-closed camp of the 5th National Astronomy Olympiad 2018. The pre-closed camp was held during May 25-June 30, 2018. The first round i.e. entrance exam of the 5th National Astronomy Olympiad 2018 was held on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Based on the performance of the participants, […]

June 12, 2018

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) in association with Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) organized an event to award and motivate the young generation working in the field of science in Nepal. The chief guest of the event was Dr. Sandra Magnus (Former Astronaut of NASA) who helped students in the program to know about […]

June 12, 2018

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) in support of Southwestern State College and social media group Daari Gang organized an outreach campaign to help the new generation know about space science, astronomy, and robotics at the 5th Kantipur HISSAN EduFair 2018, May 24 – 27, 2018 held in Kathmandu. The campaign included solar observation and robotics display […]

May 28, 2018

We are pleased to announced the result of the 2nd NASO Women in Science Award 2018! This year the student and professional categories will be awarded to Ms. Shreeti Shrestha, B.E. Computer Engineering student at Pulchowk Engineering Campus, IOE, TU and Er. Promosha Mishra, Computer Engineer at Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) respectively. The award includes […]

May 18, 2018

We are pleased to announce that former NASA Astronaut Sandra Magnus will be among us during our collaborative event with Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) during 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. We have opened a call for ‘Ask an Astronaut’ (http://bit.ly/2ILEpty) which closes on Friday, May 25, 2018. We […]

April 30, 2018

To mark the historical day of the first human in space on April 12, 1961, Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) had a week long celebration as ‘ A Tribute To The First Human In Space’ durng April 6-13, 2018. On April 12, 2018, Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin went to Space and spent 108 minutes around the […]

April 29, 2018

On the occaison of the World DNA Day, Biotechnology Society of Nepal (BSN) organised a two day Conference cum Exhibition during April 24-25, 2018 at Nepal Academy of Science And Technology (NAST), Khumaltar, Lalitpur. We had an opportunity to be one of the supporters of the celebration. We had one invited talk and  solar observation session for […]

April 29, 2018

On the occasion of Global Astronomy Month (GAM), Central Department of Physics (CDP) organized AstroFest Nepal 2018 at Department premises, Kirtipur on April 22, 2018. The event was supported by B.P. Koirala Memorial Planetarium, Observatory and Science Museum Development Board, Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO), Pokhara Astronomical Society (PAS) and Beyond Apogee. During this event students got chance […]

April 26, 2018

LIGO is designed to detect gravitational waves which produces a length change of 10E-18 metres in its 4 km long arm. This also makes it sensitive to a great deal of instrumental and environmental sources of noise. Among these the one that are of most concern are transient, poorly modeled artifacts known by the LIGO […]