HELAS Outreach material
The official web page for HELAS has been set up by Markus Roth and
is available at
(the final location) and
http://helas.kis.uni-freiburg.de/ (the KIS site).
In the longer run, of course, all material will be established at the
official address, as organized by the IAC.
An important part of our tasks at the meeting is to discuss the HELAS
information material, including the brochure describing HELAS to our
A revised draft of the text (9/6/06),
as prepared before the Board Meeting in April but including a section
on management, is available here.
Launch of Solar Dynamics Observatory
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is scheduled to be launched 10 February 2010.
Extensive material on the mission is available here.
The following is the selection of outreach material collected before
the meeting 14 - 16 June, 2006, in Aarhus.
Obviously, a goal of the activities will be to organize this
The Future of Helio- and Asteroseismology
by Laurent Gizon (PDF). Non-technical paper with nice illustrations.
Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2005.
Website for a joint meeting organized by IAU, ESO and ESA,
on astronomy outreach.
The extensive proceedings from the meeting can be ordered from
A copy will be available at the meeting.
Helio- and Asteroseismology, outreach pages written
by Frank Pijpers et al., at Theoretical Astrophysics Center and
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus.
Planetarium show: Stellar music and planet dance,
at the planetarium at the Steno Museum, Aarhus, based on a
concept and manucript developed by Teresa Teixeira.
Figures from Lecture Notes on Stellar Oscillations
Schematic illustrations of the locations of pulsating stars in
the HR diagram.
Additional material can be found at the
ENEAS web pages.
ISSI Report, Forum Media - Science.
Report of a meeting discussing the challenge of communicating science to
the public, arranged at by the International Space Science Institute (ISSI),
3 - 4 March 2005.
I am grateful to the director of ISSI, Professor Roger Bonnet, for letting
me include this in the present discussion.
- Material written by Cherilynn Morrow,
a portal on Scientists in Education,
set up by the
Space Science Institute:
A public summer school on astronomy in Denmark: experience from
the course in 2002, 2003 and 2004,
by Hans Kjeldsen, published in Adv. Geosciences.
The Stellar Music Project, set up by Zoltán Kolláth,
Solar Sounds, from the BiSON network, Birmingham
Solar Music - Helioseismology, a learning module set up by
NOAO, as part of a NASA programme to establish Active Learning
Exercises in Planetary and Solar Astronomy
Music of the spheres, a power-point presentation with associated
material developed by Don Kurtz, Preston, in the form of a 180 MB zip file.
The presentation is based in part on material from the following sites,
which should be duly acknowledged when the material is used:
, University of Minnesota.
Note in particular the simulations of giant stars.
- The Stellar Music Project, listed above.
Acoustics and Vibration Animations,
by Dan Russell, Kettering University
Hydrodynamical simulations from the Laboratory for Computational
Science and Engineering
Chladni patterns of a violin,
recorded by Emmanuel Bossy and Renaud Carpentier at University of New South
Wales, under the supervision of Joe Wolfe.
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