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1. TITLE: Developing Basic Space Science World-Wide (Eds. R. Albrecht, H.J. Haubold and W. Wamsteker)
2. Titlepage1
3. Frontispiece: Logo of the UN/ESA Workshops
4. Titlepage 2
5. Proceedings of UN/ESA Workshops
6. Contents
7. List of Figures
8. Acknowledgements
9. Preface: J. Andersen
10. Of UN/ESA and Basic Space Science: H.J. Haubold and W. Wamsteker
11. Research and Education in Basic Space Science: H.M.K. Al-Naimiy, C.P. Celebre, K. Chamcham, H.S.P. de Alwis, M.C.P. de Carias, A.E. Troche Boggino
12. I INTRODUCTION
12.1 The International Astronomical Union: J. Andersen
12.2 The International Astronomical Union: Historical Perspective: D. McNally
12.3 Astronomy Around the World: A.H. Batten
13. II ASTRONOMY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
13.1 The World Space Observatory/Ultraviolet (WSO/UV) Project: W. Wamsteker
13.2 Provision of Astronomical Equipment for Developing Countries Through Official Development Aid of the Government of Japan: M. Kitamura
13.3 Chasing the Dream I: J.R. Percy
13.4 Chasing the Dream II: A.H. Batten
14. III ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
14.1 Astronomy in The Philippines: B.M. Soriano, Jr. and C.P. Celebre
14.2 The Present Status of Astronomy Activities at the Arthur C. Clarke Institute in Sri Lanka: I. Medagangoda
14.3 Astronomy in Indonesia: B. Hidayat
14.4 Astronomy in China: A.H. Batten
14.5 Astronomy in Korea: I.-S. Nha
14.6 Astronomy in Japan: Y. Kozai
15. IV LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
15.1 The Astronomical Observatory of Honduras: A Project of Permanent International Cooperation: M.C.P. de Carias
15.2 A Research Program to Map the Galactic Emission at Low Frequencies: G. De Amici, S. Torres, M. Bensadoun, M. Bersanelli, M. Limon, G. Smoot, T. Villela, C. Witebsky
15.3 A Centre of Astronomy for Paraquay: A Quest for a Moderate-Sized Telescope: A.E. Troche Boggino
15.4 Progress With the Uruguayan Automated and Robotic Telescope: R.G. Freire Ferrero and A. Alzogaray Hernandez
15.5 Astronomy at the Universidad de Sonora: A. Sanchez-Ibarra
15.6 Space Sciences in Latin America: Status and Opportunities: S. Torres
16. V SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
16.1 Astronomy in South Africa: B. Warner
16.2 The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT): A 10-metre Class Spectroscopic Survey Telescope: P. Martinez
16.3 An Inter-African Astronomical Observatory and Science Park on the Gamsberg in Namibia?: H. Elsaesser
16.4 Current Developments in Basic Space Science in Africa: P.N. Okeke
16.5 Towards Introducing Space Science in Uganda: S. Anguma and J. Ayikoru
16.6 Space Science and Technology in Mauritius: Current Status and Future Opportunities: S.D.D.V. Rughooputh, H.C.S. Rughooputh, I. Fagoonee
17. VI WESTERN ASIA AND NORTHERN AFRICA
17.1 Kottamia Telescope Upgrading: S.M. Hassan
17.2 The Marskhod Egyptian Drill Project: M.A.M. Shaltout
17.3 Small Astronomical Telescopes for Research and Education at Helwan, Egypt: M.A.M. Shaltout
17.4 Astronomy in Saudi Arabia: The Challenges: M.B. Al-Malki
17.5 The Status of the Network of Oriental Robotic Telescopes Project: F.R. Querci, M. Querci
17.6 Astronomy and Space Sciences in Jordan: H.M.K. Al-Naimiy, K. Konsul
18. VII SMALL ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE FACILITIES
18.1 The Role of Public Observatories in Astronomical Observations: T. Kogure
18.2 Small Telescopes in Research and Education: R.K. Kochhar
18.3 Networking of Small Astronomical Telescope Facilities in Education and Research Programmes on Subjects Such as Variable Stars and Near-Earth Objects: S. Frandsen
18.4 Single-Site and Multi-Site Photometric Research Programmes for Small Telescopes: P. Martinez
18.5 Hands-On Astrophysics - and Beyond: J.R. Percy, J.A. Mattei
19. VIII ASTROPHYSICS FOR UNIVERSITY PHYSICS COURSES: D.G. Wentzel
19.1 Introduction
19.2 Mechanics: Orbits and Keplers Third Law
19.3 More Mechanics of the Solar System
19.4 More Mechanics: Neutron Stars and Clusters of Galaxies
19.5 Thermal Radiation
19.6 The Lives of the Stars
19.7 Cosmic Magnetic Fields
19.8 High-Energy Astrophysics, Electromagnetic Radiation
19.9 Appendix: Mathematical Proofs
20. Appendix A: THE INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION
21. Appendix B1: EDUCATION CURRICULA OF THE REGIONAL CENTRES FOR SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION (Affiliated to the United Nations)
22. Appendix B2: CURRICULUM ON SPACE AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE
23. Notes
24. About the Authors: Brief Biographies
25. Names and Subjects Index
26. Sources of Original Articles