Public Outreach & Education
The Center for Space and Habitability (CSH) offers outreach events and activities for the public
Our events include celebrations of milestones of space missions (Rosetta, CHEOPS, ExoMars, etc) to public lectures by eminent scientists and activities for schools and children. More information on upcoming and past events are found below (and also in German).
Selection of past events
"Fantasy Basel" – 3. - 5. Mai 2019
Astronomy on Tap (AoT), Bern
Astronomy on Tap (AoT), Bern – 11.02.2019
Talking about astronomy and space science over drinks in a bar sounds like fun? This was the fifth Astronomy on Tap in Bern to listen and chat about various topics.
«Bern's CHEOPS is flying into space soon»
uniaktuell – 27.08.2018
Professor Willy Benz explains details of the satellite to the guests in the clean room at RUAG.
Ewine van Dishoeck: «Make sure that you are unique»
CSH Distinguished Lecture von Ewine van Dishoeck – 20.10.2017
Ewine van Dishoeck during her lecture at the University of Bern. She was the driving force behind ALMA, the world’s biggest radiotelescope.
«Dreams of another world»
Public reading with science fiction author Laurence Suhner at the CSH - 09.03.2017
Science fiction author Laurence Suhner and Brice-Olivier Demory, professor at the CSH of the University of Bern and part of the discovery team of the TRAPPIST-1 system.
Rosetta’s momentous end
Media release University of Bern – 30.09.2016
Rosetta’s landing site to scale on comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko.