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Thilina Heenatigala
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Who wants to work with us! :)
 
Cardiff University, School of Physics and Astronomy outreach group invites applications from motivated undergraduate students for summer internship position to work on astroEDU: https://medium.com/@iauastroedu/summer-internship-with-astroedu-at-cardiff-86904810bd92

Apply soon! Deadline: 3 May 2015
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Enter to win a trip for two worth up to $4,000 to Cuba, India, Italy, Morocco, Peru or Australia. Live, travel, eat and sleep like a local. #TourRadar
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Science Communication Is Broken. Let's Fix It.
Societies for science still only accept well-established scientists who pay large membership dues. Journals of science are still only distributed to and read by paying subscribers: research institutions and rich scientists. Science communication is o...
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We just won an award for an +astro EDU activity at the Scientix conference in Belgium. Super happy! More info later 
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Today we celebrate our cultural new year. Wishing all the Sinhalese, Tamil, and everyone celebrating across the world, a wonderful year ahead!

සුභ අලුත් අවුරුද්දක් වේවා ! / புத்தாண்டு நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள் ! / Happy New Year!
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LIVE! Don't miss the Total Solar Eclipse on 20 March 2015. Here's a list of live web streams you can view the eclipse: http://thilinaheenatigala.blogspot.com/2015/03/watch-live-solar-eclipse-of-20-march.html #eclipse2015
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#AstroEPO Shorts: Your weekly digest to astronomy education and public outreach: 
Friday again, oh yeah! Here is some astronomy education reading for the weekend:
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Beautiful and inspiring talk by +Janet Ivey 
 
Wonderful TEDx talk on Inspired Science by Janet Ivey. Good tips for teachers out there. http://youtu.be/PP6lEgNbhXk
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A discussion on astroEDU will be held on 15 October 2014 at the the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Dunlap Institute, and Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (University of Toronto), led by astroEDU editor-in-chief, Linda Strubbe. https://medium.com/@iauastroedu/astroedu-session-cita-canada-cd01f5c150aa
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Freelance Project Coordinator/Informal Astronomy Educator
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  • Astronomers Without Borders
    Communications Manager, present
  • Astronomers Without Borders
    Project Coordinator, 2009 - 2012
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