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Science Film Festival: Call for Entries 2017

20 March 2017
The Goethe-Institut cordially invites you to submit science and technology film and television content to the Science Film Festival 2017. With nearly ONE MILLION visitors in 16 countries in 2016, it is the largest factual film festival worldwide in terms of audience reach honoring the best in international science communication.

Lecture "The Program Launching of Make Space Yours" by Omar Samra and Mohamed Sallam

12 March 2017
Within Intel BASEF’s closing ceremony program, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center will organize an interesting lecture by the adventurer Omar Samra, the first Egyptian to climb Mount Everest and the seven summits, the first Egyptian to ski the North and South poles, and future astronaut with XCOR Aerospace, with Mohamed Sallam, the only Arab and Egyptian Mars astronaut candidate. They will talk about the launching of Make Space Yours in Alexandria.

March Astronomy Night: "What did Albert Einstein do?"

09 March 2017
In March’s astronomy night, Dr. Omar Fikry, Head, Planetarium section, BA Planetarium Science Center, will talk about the most important accomplishment of the genius Albert Einstein, specially the scientific theory of general and specific relativity. These two theories immortalized his name and formed a scientific revolution that reverberate today.

The Discovery of Seven Earth-Like Planets

09 March 2017
Once NASA have announced the discovery of a new solar system with 7 Earth-like planets orbiting it, all the international newspapers, websites, and social media started analyzing and explaining this huge discovery. In this article, I will tackle this topic concisely.

February Astronomy Night

16 February 2017
In February’s astronomy night, the chemist, astronomer, and philosophical thinker Dr. Shady Abdel Hafez will be the guest at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center. He is fond of astronomy and adores monitoring the sky. Dr. Shady Abdel Hafez will hold a lecture in which he will discuss the following points:

Junior First Lego League Competition

01 February 2017
The Junior First Lego competition was held 29–30 January 2017 for the students aged 6- 10 years old in Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

The Sky of Alexandria in February 2017

01 February 2017
Observing the sky is of a great pleasure but light pollution deprived us from this visual and intellectual pleasure. Even though astronomers and astronomy amateurs declared that the year 2017 is relatively poor in terms of the number of phenomena that could be monitored. But there are some important phenomena that could be monitored in the sky of Alexandria.

FameLab Competition

29 January 2017
Are you a Science or Technology or Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) student? Do you work in the field of science? If you want to communicate scientifically with others, you can participate in the “FameLab” competition.

Mid-year Program:Face your Fears

29 January 2017
The Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Mid-year Program for students of ages 4-22 years old, during the period 29 January to 9 February 2017. For the first time, this Mid-year program includes a special program for the target age group 16-22 years old, which is Face Your Fears program.

January Astronomy Night: Space Technology

19 January 2017
For the second time, we are honored to host Engineer Akram Amin at the Planetarium Science Center, in cooperation with the Egyptian Association of Astronomy. He will hold a lecture to talk about what is new in space technology. He will also be speaking about the latest missions to space; where did they go and why, in addition to their discoveries. Engineer Akram Amin will also talk about the new organization which aims at helping those who are interested in astronomy to start their career in the field of aviation.

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