Center for Astrophysics and Cosmology

Public Outreach

Regular science communication events

  • Portal v Vesolje, an astronomy portal is founded and managed by a CAC member, Prof. A. Gomboc

Events in 2019

  • From Solar eclipse to black holes: On May 29th we celebrate 100th anniversary of the Solar eclipse which confirmed Einstein’s theory of relativity. To celebrate this important milestone, we will host an event at the university center in Ajdovščina. We invite you to visit us and participate in a lecture about the importance of the Solar eclipse in 1919 together with some recent discoveries in astronomy, including the first ever image of the black hole in galaxy M87. After the lecture we will organize a fun astronomical quiz and before the lecture, in case of clear weather, we will observe the Sun with telescopes. You are kindly invited to join us on 29th of May at 15h at the university center in Ajdovščina, Vipavska cesta 11c.
  • We will celebrate the Woman day in Astronomy 2019 on February 11. The event will start at 17h and will include a presentation on woman astrophysicist, quizzes and sky observations. Everyone is invited!
  • Fermi masterlass 2019 – Join us on April 5, to participate in the analysis on astrophysics data together with four Italian institutions!

Events in 2018

- During the University Week of the UNG, October 18th, 2018 – CAC organized a lecture, three interactive workshops and telescope observations.

- Einstein Day, March 13th, 2018 – Lecture about Einstein contribution to physics and interactive workshop at Ajdovscina

Press coverage in 2018