Public Outreach and Education
The Center for Space and Habitability (CSH) is offering many events and activities for the public.
These range from celebrations of milestones of space missions (Rosetta, CHEOPS, ExoMars, etc.) to lectures by outstanding Bernese and guest scientists as well as activities for schools and children. More about upcoming and past events below (see also German).
Currently there are no planned events in English. Please see also German.
Selection of past events
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.