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 […]

March 31, 2018

We are pleased to announce the result of the first stage/round of our 5th National Astronomy Olympiad 2018 which was held on Saturday, February 17, 2018! Total of thirty-three students who scored 50/100 have been selected for the second round. The details of the second round will be available to all the selected students soon. […]

March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day has surely made the world to realise the importance of women participation in different decision making level as well as research activities! One of the most interesting discussion these days is how we can involve women in the interplanetary exploration such as Mars Missions as the biology of men and women are […]

February 19, 2018

As a part of our new initiative ‘Developing Astronomical Skills in Nepal’ approved and partially supported by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), we in association with Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) are hosting a one day ‘Workshop in Astronomy and Astrophysics Research’ for 3rd Year students (preferably taking space science and interested to […]

February 12, 2018

One of the most exciting national science olympiads in Nepal will closes registration from the eligible students on February 15, 2018! Interested and eligible student can download the application from via www.nepalastronomicalsociety.org/olympiad Regular Registration fee: 1,000/- Regular Deadline: Friday, February 9, 2018 Late Registration fee: 1,100/-  Extended Deadline: Thursday, February 15, 2018 The pre-selection (first […]

February 12, 2018

On the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2018, we are pleased to announce 2nd NASO Women In Science Award 2018! The award will be distributed into two categories: student and professional on April 12, 2018 during a main function of our week long celebration of ‘International Day of Human Space […]

January 8, 2018

Following the great success of our previous versions of the olympiad in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017; the application for the 5th National Astronomy Olympiad was opened on December 10, 2017! This year, we will have exam centers at Biratagar, Chitwan, Kathmandu, Pokhara, Butwal and Dhangadi. We are adding one major cities each year so […]