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NASO at XXXth General Assembly of International Astronomical Union in August 2018!

23 Oct 2018, 16:03 UTC
NASO at XXXth General Assembly of International Astronomical Union in August 2018!
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Our participation at the XXX General Assembly of International Astronomical Union at Vienna, Austria during August 20-31, 2018 remained very successful with many developments!Below are the highlights of our participation at the IAU2018 this year!Observation of the IAU GA: Unlike last year, we took active observer role at the IAU election which helped us to understand the process of election and the procedure of the formalities. It also helped us to be informed about the new membership scheme at IAU: Junior membership for the fresh Ph.D. graduate. Photo: A Panel of newly appointed executives of IAU for the year 2018-2021.Meeting with Newly Appointed President of IAU:We had a quick meeting with the newly elected president of IAU Prof. Dr. Ewine F. van Dishoeck and was very impressed with her observation of our activities in Nepal. After the interaction with her, we found that though Nepal is not an institutional member at IAU and there is no individual member from Nepal, IAU has put special attention towards Nepal. We invited her to visit Nepal during her tenure. Photo: Mr. Suresh Bhattarai, Chairman at Ms. Manisha Dwa, project coordinator at NASO with Prof. Dr. Prof. Dr. Ewine F. van Dishoeck during at ...

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