The current situation of astronomical research and education in Azerbaijan is briefly described. Attention is given to the educational process in astronomy and space sciences carried out in higher-secondary schools, lyceums, universities, and academic institutions through lessons, lectures, seminars, conferences, etc. The author's experiences in the popularization of space and astronomical knowledge in the Azerbaijan Republic are discussed. Problems and perspectives, taking into account tendencies and realities, are described.
The Proceedings of the IAU 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting, Volume 1
- Pub Date:
- May 2003