International Heliophysical Year
International Heliophysical Year (IHY) celebrates 50 years of space exploration with a worldwide programme of scientific research and outreach events based around the Sun and its effects on the Solar System. It is an initiative from the United Nations.
These pages aim to give information on the UK outreach events (for schools, public and scientists) and how you can become involved. This programme of events is mainly funded by the particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC).
For information on:
events for public and schools follow this link
resources for schools and science clubs follow this link this link
the international IHY science and outreach programme please follow this link
For further information please contact Lucie Green
About the IHY
International Heliophysical Year (IHY) celebrates 50 years of space exploration and marks the 50th anniversary of International Geophysical Year (IGY). The aim of IGY in 1957 was to understand the Ear...