Clean room

Brand-new ISO7 clean room at LICA

These days has finished the installation of a brand-new ISO7 clean room at our LICA laboratory. The new facility will allow the manipulation and characterization of high-tech devices that need such level of cleaning. Specifically, LICA is now fully qualified for the work with scientific-level detectors, optical components, and complex instrumental setups. The LICA clean…

Citizen Science on Lockdown

As millions across the globe are having to self-isolate to prevent the spread of coronavirus astronomical observation activities are reduced to those we can carry out from our home with instrumentation we happen to have with us.  The lockdown is an exceptional opportunity to measure the effects of the decrease in human activity on the…

New Street Spectra website

The ActiON pilot project Street Spectra has recently set up an ad hoc new website that serves as a resource for information related to the project. https://streetspectra.actionproject.eu  Explore the website and browse through all the new interesting materials! The home screen offers links to the epicollect5 app from both the Apple store and Google play.…

Cities at Night – Educational Unit

This didactic unit on the Cities at Night citizen science project aims to generate social awareness about the problem of light pollution, bring scientific research closer to schools and of course encourage young people to participate in the project. This teaching material will allow you to work in the classroom with high school students with…