Michael Fitzgerald

Matthew D’Souza’s Story

When I was in Year 9, I entered a project for the school science fair that investigated the period-luminosity relationship. My ambitious goal was to conduct aperture photometry using a small telescope, the Celestron NexStar 130SLT computerised reflector. Not particularly designed for anything other than visual observing, I was interested […]

May 2017 Newsletter Out!

A jam-packed newsletter full of updates to a variety of Our Solar Siblings activities. Updated materials A new moodle site A new astronomy attitude instrument A variety of student research projects New LCO telescopes and portals Exhibitions Conferences Donations Review Papers What more could you ask for? The link to […]

Philanthropy as Sustainability 1

Our Solar Siblings is a free service to teachers and students worldwide. The content is based around addressing various elements of the Australian Science Curriculum as well as the International Baccalaureate. Despite these foci, our research into curriculum offerings shows that the content is much more generally applicable. Las Cumbres […]