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BA Planetarium Science Center: Intel-Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair

14 Oct 2012

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing Intel-Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair (Intel-BASEF) 2013 during the period 9-11 March 2013. The competition targeting school students (14–18 years) is designed to increase their awareness of the importance of scientific research. Submitted projects are evaluated and screened on two stages.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina: 10 Years of Science Communication Closing Ceremony

09 Oct 2012

The PSC celebrated the “10 Years of Science Communication” on Wednesday, the 10th of October 2012 at the BACC's Great Hall. The ceremony was the last in a series of events and activities held throughout the months of July till October 2012, aiming to crown the PSC’s successes along the past years

Bibliotheca Alexandrina: 10 Years of Science Communication: Environment Day

02 Oct 2012

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) organized the “Environment Day”, on Monday, the 8th of October 2012, at the BA Plaza. The event aims at raising public awareness of the importance of preserving the our environment. The event comprised a diversity of interactive scientific and cultural activities, designed to suit different ages and social backgrounds, and presented inside the gigantic tent on the BA Plaza.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina: 10 Years of Science Communication: Cycling Event

30 Sep 2012

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) organized the “Cycling” event on the 5th of October 2012. The event started at 6:00 am, and the participants rode bicycles from Gleem to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina premises in Chatby.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Fermi Legacy Exhibition

27 Sep 2012

Realizing his distinguished stature, the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) proudly hosted the Fermi Legacy Exhibition, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center (West Exhibition Hall), during the period 6 to 25 November 2012. The exhibition comprised 10 panels, and 8 groups of photos, and numerous quotations; describing his background, his life, and his achievements and contributions as one of the 20th century leading scientists.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina: The PSC Celebrates End of Summer Festivity 2012

17 Sep 2012

Every year, the Planetarium Science Center celebrates the ending of a successful and fruitful summer of activities in the PSC Summer Closing Ceremony. All students from different age groups are invited to attend the celebration and reflect on the activities they performed through a number of segments presented.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina: 10 Years of Science Communication: Ramadan Crescent

04 Jul 2012

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) orgazined the “Ramadan Crescent” event on 19 July 2012, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Small Theatre and Plaza at 6:00 pm. The event started with a lecture by PSC Astronomer, Dr. Omar Fikry, accompanied by live observation by Mr. Aymen Ibrahem, PSC Senior Astronomy Specialist, to introduce the audience to the marvels of the skies

Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Eratosthenes Festivity 2012

21 Jun 2012

Eratosthenes festivity is an annual event organized by the History of Science Museum on the 21st of June every year since 2003; the day of Summer Solstice in Alexandria and Aswan. Eratosthenes, the Greek scientist and the third librarian of the Ancient Library of Alexandria, was the first scientist who measure the circumference of the Erath before 2000 years ago in these two cities.

SciTech: Scitech Summer Festival 2012

07 Jun 2012

"Summer Scitech 2012" at the center of Sultan bin Abdulaziz for Science and Technology on the Corniche in Al Khobar, events of four weeks including a week of health and a week of security and safety and a week for the safety of home and a week of the environment with the participation of approximately 20 governmental and private.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina: The PSC celebrates the Venus Transit

06 Jun 2012

On Wednesday, 6 June 2012, the world celebrated a rare phenomenon known as the Venus transit. During this transit, Venus is seen as a black dot moving slowly across the Sun’s disk. Venus transits occur in pairs of events separated by about eight years, and these pairs recur every 105.5 or 121.5 years. The reason for the rarity of Venus transits is that the plane of Venus’ orbit is tilted at a small angle to Earth’s orbital plane.