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"KITION Science Café"

 

Since its establishment in 2008, the KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY organizes monthly FREE of charge "KITION Science Café" meetings.

These meetings are usually scheduled on Wednesday evenings at 19:00 at our premises.

From time to time there are also held FREE online "KITION Science Café" meetings via Zoom, YouTube, Facebook Live or Skype.

The theme for each meeting is carefully chosen and represents the actual state of modern level of knowledge.

Every participant is welcome in a friendly and cosy atmosphere and has opportunity to express his opinion

and share his knowledge on many different important subjects.

"KITION Science Café" holds stunning discussions and debates in the fields of science and culture,

recent discoveries and the mysteries of the unknown.

To attend a "KITION Science Café" meeting at our premises you need to book in advance.

To attend a "KITION Science Café" meeting online, you just need to follow the provided link for the meeting.

Join our spacewalk via the "KITION Science Café" meetings.

 

2023 "KITION Science Café" Meetings

31 JANUARY 2023

CYBER SECURITY

BY STELIOS TRIKOS (CYBER SECURITY EXPERT)

28 FEBRUARY 2023

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SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED

28 MARCH 2023

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25 APRIL 2023

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30 MAY 2023

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27 JUNE 2023

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25 JULY 2023

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29 AUGUST 2023

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26 SEPTEMBER 2023

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31 OCTOBER 2023

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28 NOVEMBER 2023

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19 DECEMBER 2023

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2022 "KITION Science Café" Meetings

25 JANUARY 2022

COMETS: FROM DISCOVERY TO PHOTOGRAPHY

BY MAROUN HABIB (LEBANON)

22 FEBRUARY 2022

ANTIKYTHERA MECHANISM

BY PROF. XENOPHON MOUSSAS (NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS)

29 MARCH 2022

WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE

BY ELEONORA KAISER

26 APRIL 2022

THE GNOMON AND ITS SOLSTICE SHADOWS: A UNIVERSAL PARADIGM?

BY PROF. RAUL PEREZ ENRIQUEZ (MEXICO)

31 MAY 2022

WHAT'S ON THE SKY?

BY KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY

30 JUNE 2022

ASTEROID DAY CYPRUS 30 JUNE 2022

BY KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY

26 JULY 2022

SHARP EYE OF THE JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE

BY KATIE DEMETRIOU (SPACE SCIENTIST, KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY)

30 AUGUST 2022

THE OLDEST WORLD TREE

BY ALEXANDR PROKOPHIEV (KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY)

27 SEPTEMBER 2022

SPACE AND SUSTAINABILITY: UNITED NATIONS WORLD SPACE WEEK 2022

BY GEORGE TROULLIAS (KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY)

25 OCTOBER 2022

SOLAR ECLIPSE OVER OLD WORLD

BY ALEXANDR PROKOPHIEV (KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY)

29 NOVEMBER 2022

LARGE AMATEUR TELESCOPE MAKING

BY OLEG KRYKLYA (KRASNOGRAD, UKRAINE)

27 DECEMBER 2022

ASTEROID HIGHLIGHTS 2023

BY SAULO MACHADO (ASTRONOMER, ASTEROID DAY GLOBAL EVENT COORDINATOR, BRAZIL)

 

2021 "KITION Science Café" Meetings

2016 COSMIC LIGHT REACHES CYPRUS

05 JANUARY 2021

RECENT METEOR SHOWER OBSERVATIONS AND ASTRONOMY NEWS

BY THE KITON PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY (CYPRUS) RESEARCH TEAM

19 JANUARY 2021

RETURN OF PEREGRINE

BY SPACE SCIENTIST EKATERINI DEMETRIOU

02 FEBRUARY 2021

PHOTOGRAPHING THE COSMOS

BY AMATEUR ASTRONOMER CHRIS GEORGE

16 FEBRUARY 2021

EXPLORING THE MOON: FROM EARTH, FROM SPACE AND FROM THE LUNAR SURFACE

BY ASTRONOMER WILLIAM JOYCE

02 MARCH 2021

THE FIRST GLOBAL E-COMPETITION ON ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

BY STELIOS SYCALLIDES

16 MARCH 2021

TIME LAPSE PHOTOGRAPHY

BY PHOTOGRAPHER AND AMATEUR ASTRONOMER JOHN FOX

30 MARCH 2021

THE BENEFITS OF SPACE EXPLORATION

BY GEORGE TROULLIAS (DIRECTOR, KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY)

13 APRIL 2021

YURI GAGARIN - YURI'S NIGHT - WORLD'S COSMONAUTICS DAY

BY GEORGE TROULLIAS

27 APRIL 2021

NEW COINS EXHIBITS AT THE KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY SPACE EXHIBITION

BY ALEXANDR PROKOFYEV

11 MAY 2021

2021 MARS EXPLORATION

BY EKATERINI DEMETRIOU

25 MAY 2021

METEORITES

BY TAKIS THEODOSSIOU

08 JUN 2021

THE HISTORY OF ASTEROID DAY

BY GEORGE TROULLIAS

22 JUN 2021

PLASTIC POLUTION OVER SPACE AND TIME

BY DR IRIS CHARALAMBIDOU

06 JUL 2021

THE SKY IN JULY AND AUGUST 2021

BY ALEXANDR PROKOFYEV

20 JUL 2021

AMATEUR ASTRONOMY AND LIVE INTERACTION

BY OLEG KRYKLYA

03 AUG 2021

FROM PLATES TO PIXELS

BY JOHN FOX FRAS

17 AUG 2021

METEOR SHOWERS OF SUMMER 2021

BY ALEXANDR PROKOFYEV

31 AUG 2021

ALL SKY CAMERAS AND TRIANGULATING OF METEORS AND NOCTILUCENT CLOUDS

BY Prof. DAVID REES FRAS (UK)

28 SEP 2021

WORLD SPACE WEEK 2021 - WOMEN IN SPACE

BY GEORGE TROULLIAS (UN WSW NC CYPRUS) AND KATIE DEMETRIOU (SPACE SCIENTIST)

26 OCT 2021

WHAT IS THE DEAL WITH BETELGEUSE?

BY Dr STELLA KAFKA (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CEO OF THE AAVSO, USA)

30 NOV 2021

ANALOGUE ASTRONAUT TRAINING CENTER AND LUNARES RESEARCH STATION

BY ELEONORA KAISER (ASTROPHYSICIST AND ANALOGUE ASTRONAUT)

28 DEC 2021

2021 AND BEYOND

BY KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY TEAM AND GUESTS

(2008 - 2020 database is incomplete due to reconstruction of the website)

 

 

2016 "KITION Science Café" - COSMIC LIGHT REACHES CYPRUS

10 FEBRUARY
INTERNATIONAL DARWIN DAY – NATURAL SELECTION
9 MARCH
TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE 2016 “ECLIPSES IN CULTURE"
23 MARCH
LUNAR ECLIPSE “ECLIPSES IN CULTURE"
30 MARCH
“MYTHODEA” (GREEK) NASA MISSION: 2001 MARS ODYSSEY
SPEAKER: CONSTANTINA TSOKOU
, SCHOLAR OF ANCIENT GREEK LITERATURE

APRIL GLOBAL ASTRONOMY MONTH 2016

6 APRIL
"JUPITER THE KING OF PLANETS"
13 APRIL
“LUNAR EXPLORATIONS”
4 MAY
“UNIVERSE”
11 MAY
“HOW TO OBSERVE UFO”
25 MAY
“MARS COLONIZATION”

 

 

2015 "KITION Science Café" INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF LIGHT AND LIGHT-BASED ECHNOLOGIES

21 JANUARY
PRESENTATION - DEBATE “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”
18 FEBRUARY
INTERNATIONAL DARWIN DAY – NATURAL SELECTION
25 FEBRUARY
“THE HUMAN EVOLUTION IN THE LAST 8 MILLION YEARS” (GREEK) SPEAKER: IRIS CHARALAMBIDOU, PROF. UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA
4 MARCH
"MARCH’S SPACEWALK"

APRIL GLOBAL ASTRONOMY MONTH

8 APRIL
"APRIL’S SPACEWALK"
15 APRIL
"GLOBE AT NIGHT"
22 APRIL
“LUNAR EXPLORATIONS”
29 APRIL
“LUNAR EXPLORATIONS”
13 MAY
PRESENTATION - DEBATE “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”
27 MAY
PRESENTATION - DEBATE “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”
14 OCTOBER
PRESENTATION - DEBATE “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”
28 OCTOBER
PRESENTATION - DEBATE “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”
18 NOVEMBER
“MARS COLONIZATION”
25 NOVEMBER
PRESENTATION - DEBATE “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”
2 DECEMBER
“GEMS OF STARRY SKY”
9 DECEMBER
“ETERNAL LOVE”
23 DECEMBER
“HOW TO OBSERVE UFO”
30 DECEMBER
PRESENTATION - DEBATE “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”

 

 

2014 "KITION Science Café"

8 JANUARY
LECTURE-DISCUSSION “SPACE RESEARCH ON COINS”
15 JANUARY
LECTURE-DISCUSSION “CATACLYSMS OF 2013”
22 JANUARY
LECTURE-DISCUSSION “UFO”
29 JANUARY
LECTURE-DISCUSSION “DREAMS & UNCONSCIOUSNESS”
19 FEBRUARY
6 YEARS OF "KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY"
26 FEBRUARY
LECTURE - DISCUSSION "BERMUDA TRIANGLE"
19 MARCH
“THE HUMAN EVOLUTION” (GREEK)
SPEAKER: IRIS CHARALAMBIDOU, PROF. UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA
26 MARCH
“THE SOUND OF SPACE”
7 MAY
"MYTHODEA" NASA MISSION : 2001 MARS ODYSSEY
28 MAY
“THE HUMAN EVOLUTION IN THE LAST 8 MILLION YEARS” (GREEK) SPEAKER: IRIS CHARALAMBIDOU, PROF. UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA
4 JUNE
"THE ART OF BELLY DANCING"
11 JUNE
"DID THE AMERICANS LAND ON THE MOON?"
9 JULY
"DID THE AMERICANS LAND ON THE MOON?"
16 JULY
"SATURN"
30 JULY
THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF LANDING ON THE MOON
24 SEPTEMBER
ARCHEOASTRONOMY
15 OCTOBER
“COMET C/2013 A1 MEETS MARS”
29 OCTOBER
“NATURAL SELECTION”
12 NOVEMBER
“MOTIONS AND EMOTIONS UNDER THE MOONLIGHT”
19 NOVEMBER
“ROSETTA MISSION MEETS COMET 67P/CHURYUMOV-GERASIMENKO”
26 NOVEMBER
“ROSETTA MISSION MEETS COMET 67P/CHURYUMOV-GERASIMENKO”
3 DECEMBER
“ROSETTA MISSION MEETS COMET 67P/CHURYUMOV-GERASIMENKO”
10 DECEMBER
“GEMINIDS – METEOR SHOWER”
17 DECEMBER
PRESENTATION - DEBATE “ASTROLOGY VS ASTRONOMY”

 

 

2013 "KITION Science Café"

10 APRIL
LECTURE “STARPEACE”
22 SEPTEMBER
“SHIELD OF AJAX”
9 OCTOBER
“EXPLORING MARS, DISCOVERING EARTH”
11 DECEMBER
LECTURE “SPACE RESEARCH ON COINS”
18 DECEMBER
LECTURE “COMETS OF THE MONTH”

 

 

2012 "KITION Science Café"

15 APRIL
“BEAUTY WITHOUT BORDERS”

 

 

2011 "KITION Science Café"

1 MARCH
"HPV DNA TEST" SPEAKER: DR. PAULOS I. NEOFYTOU
12 APRIL
“YURI'S NIGHT” GAGARIN'S FLIGHT - 50 YEARS
14 SEPTEMBER
“SUPERNOVA SN 2011fe IN M101” SPEAKER: DR. GIANLUCA MASI BELLATRIX ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY, ITALY

 

 

2009 "KITION Science Café" - INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF ASTRONOMY

27 AUGUST
MARS HOAX
6 OCTOBER

"DIGITAL SIMULATION OF THE NIGHT SKY" SPEAKER: YIANNOS IOANNOU, ASTRONOMER

27 NOVEMBER
LECTURES - DISCUSSIONS “JUPITER AND OUR STELLITE THE MOON"

 

 

2008 "KITION Science Café"

11 OCTOBER
COFFEE AND EDUCATIONAL ASTRONOMY LECTURE
14 NOVEMBER
WORLD SPACE WEEK "SPACE FOR EDUCATION"
26 NOVEMBER
COFFEE AND SPACE EDUCATION

 

To attend a "KITION Science Café" meeting at our premises you need to book in advance.

To attend a "KITION Science Café" meeting online, you just need to follow the provided link for the metting.

You can share with us your ideas, or topics you wish us to have in a "KITION Science Café" meeting in the near future.

Feel free to let us know during the meeting or contact via email.

 

 
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