I’ll be presenting “Solar eclipses: A pump of curiosity for early humans?” at the International Astronomical Union Symposium 367 next month. The symposium was originally scheduled to take place in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina, close to the path of totality for the 14 December solar eclipse. However, covid-19 restrictions mean it will now beContinue reading “Extending the Rare Earth hypothesis”
In March 2016 the city of Palu gave an incredible welcome to people from across the world for the Indonesian total solar eclipse. Following last Friday’s earthquake and tsunami in Palu, The New York Times has published some guidance on how to help those affected. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/02/reader-center/donate-indonesia-tsunami-earthquake-victims.html
Image: Takobou/Wikimedia Commons The dynamic Keisuke Tabata, of Kobe Shinwa Women’s University, will be talking about our recent Japan-Indonesia-China-Vietnam project at the annual convention of the Japan Association for Educational Media Study in November. The convention is being held at Kagoshima University on the island of Kyushu. Our project involved an online movie read-through withContinue reading “On awareness and understanding of different cultures”
This is a 3-minute version of a 1-hour presentation I did at the Association for Science Education Annual Conference earlier this month (University of Reading, UK). The brilliant Galileo was the father of modern science. But he wasn’t exactly the father of cross-border scientific teamwork. He refused to lend a telescope to Johannes Kepler, theContinue reading “A brief history of cross-border scientific teamwork”
テン・センテンシス講師グラハム 英国, 2013年, Graham Jones ELT Kansai Expo2013における、SkypeRead予備結果の発表が終わりました。 このExpoにおけるプレゼンテーション45分間を、5分半に短縮してここにご報告したいと思います。
This is a 5-minute version of a 45-minute presentation I gave at the 2013 Kansai ELT Expo (Konan University CUBE, 17th November 2013).