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Last week i went to Nagoya, JAPAN; attending CAWSES symposium. CAWSES (Climate And Weather of the Sun-Earth System) is a five-year (2009-2013) international program sponsored by SCOSTEP (Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics) established with an aim of significantly enhancing our ...

100 Years of Cosmic Ray, and the Contribution from Bandung

August this year 2012, the scientific community is celebrating the 100 years of 'cosmic ray' discovery. I will not give much on how it's discovered since already covered on other articles, such as this, this and this. Instead i only discuss ...

Indonesian Astronomers Set Sights on New Observatories

Astronomers are studying the feasibility of constructing two observatories in the central and eastern parts of Indonesia, where the sky is still relatively free from light pollution. Hakim Luthfi Malasan, an astronomer from the Bosscha Observatory near Bandung, told the Jakarta ...

The Stars that fall from the Sky

This panel from the comic Tintin (The Shooting Star), for me, is the primary source of astronomy, at least in my childhood. Okey, i will not discuss about comicology in this post, perhaps later. Instead from what i have learnt, ...

Indonesian Astronomical Society Conference, 29-31 Oct 2009

Tempus fugit, time flies. It seems like yesterday, when i started to write for cosmic diary, but, as i finish some of my tasks, i just realized, today is the last month, of the 9nth month of the 2009. Wew ...

Indonesian Astronomical Society Conference, 29-31 Oct 2009

Tempus fugit, time flies. It seems like yesterday, when i started to write for cosmic diary, but, as i finish some of my tasks, i just realized, today is the last month, of the 9nth month of the 2009. Wew ...

Living Inside The Sun pt.3 – There’s a Little Black Spot on the Sun Today

Okey, today we have Sunspots, that would be nice. But does that mean this appearence as a sign that we already in the active cycle? (See my previous post in here). Or just another spot, and then we have to ...

Kafeditepisemesta & The Challenge of Science Journalism

Kafeditepisemesta is the name of a discussion group of writers, editors, journalists, lecturers,  scientist, and so on; whose share the same concern, which is about how to popularize science for general public in a hilarious way. Seriously, the name 'kafeditepisemesta' ...

SEAMEO QITEP in Science

Last week, i have been involved in SEAMEO QITEP in Science. What's that? SEAMEO QITEP in Science? SEAMEO is an abbreviation of 'South East Asia Ministry of Education Organization', while QITEP is 'Quality Improvement of Teachers and Education Personnel'; so, ...

A Visit to the Biak – Where the Rainbow Ends

Last month i went to Biak, a small island on the most north-east edge of Indonesia, but this trip was different from my previous visit, so i just tell story about what i have seen there from my last visit. ...