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Astronomy spreading among Palestinian youth

NOVA for Astronomy and Space Science is helping Palestinian universities establish astronomy clubs, to increase the knowledge in astronomy among students and the public.
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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Seven students from Al-Quds University in Abu Dis attended the first class in astronomy on April 14, organized in cooperation with NOVA for Astronomy and Space Science, a Ramallah-based nonprofit association that oversees the training.

The first-of-its-kind course at the university's headquarters, 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) east of Jerusalem, was organized in collaboration with the university's astronomy club, which was established in partnership with NOVA on April 5, with the aim to introduce the students to astronomy.

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