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World Space Week: October 4-10, 2019

The Largest Space Event on Earth World Space Week is the largest space event on Earth that takes place every year on the month of October; from 4 - 10. Coordinated by the United Nations with the support of the World Space Week Association (WSWA), World Space Week is an international celebration of science and technology and their contribution to...

Chatting With: Dr. Chong Hon Yew, Co-Director Of Malaysian Astronomy Olympiad (MyAO)

Can you tell us a little about your background and what is your role at MyAO? I am Dr. Chong Hon Yew, the president of the Astronomical Society of Penang. I was a physics lecturer in Universiti Sains Malaysia and also taught astronomy classes there. I am currently the main trainer and the leader of the Malaysian team in...

Registration for Malaysian Astronomy Olympiad (MyAO) Annual National Level Competition Is Now Open

Malaysian Astronomy Olympiad (MyAO) or known as MyAO is an annual national level competition in Astronomy and Astrophysics for lower secondary (age 13-15) and upper secondary (age 16-18) students. This competition has been endorsed by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to be organized in Malaysia. ​MyAO is designed to promote an interest among students in astronomy and astrophysics and hence will get more exposure in the...