Prof. Dr. Walmir Thomazi Cardoso

Graduated in Physics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo -PUC-SP (1986), Specialization in History of Science from the State University of Campinas-UNICAMP (1992), Master’s in History of Science from PUC-SP (2000), and Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from PUC-SP (2007). Professor at the Department of Physics and the Faculty of Exact Sciences at PUC-SP. Associate Researcher at Instituto Socioambiental – ISA. Founding Member of the Brazilian Association of Planetariums (ABP), Member of the Board of Directors of the Sociedad Interamericana de Astronomía en la Cultura (SIAC) – 2017-2021. Former Content Manager at TV Escola – MEC. Consultant and presenter of the television series: Look to the Sky (TV Cultura – 1993); Teacher’s Room (TV Escola – 1999-2015); ABC of Astronomy (TV Escola-2012); Series Consultant: Luna’s Show! (TV Penguin). He works in Astronomy in Cultures, History of Science, Scientific Diffusion, and Educational Communication.


  • CARDOSO, Walmir Thomazi. Os eclipses solares totais de 1912 e 1919 no Brasil como indicadores de diferentes culturas do céu. Cosmovisiones / Cosmovisões, v. 1, p. 129-154, 2020.
  • CARDOSO, Walmir Thomazi. Descrevendo constelações indígenas: resultados obtidos em oficinas numa escola tukano do noroeste amazônico. AVÁ v. 35, p. 155-179, 2019.
  • CARDOSO, Walmir Thomazi.; MARTINS, Roberto de Andrade. Iberian approaches to astronomy during the sixteenth century. MEDITERRANEAN ARCHAEOLOGY AND ARCHAEOMETRY, v. 18, p. 265-271, 2018.
  • MARTINS, Roberto de Andrade.; CARDOSO, Walmir Thomazi. Galileo’s Trattato della sfera ovvero cosmografia and Its Sources. Philosophia Scientiae, p. 131-147, 2017.
  • CARDOSO, Walmir Thomazi. Constellations and Time Keeping used by Indigenous Communities in the Northwestern Amazonian Region. Journal of Astronomy in Culture, v. 1, p. 23-39, 2016.
  • CARDOSO, Walmir Thomazi. Conceitos e fontes do Tratado da Esfera em forma de diálogo atribuído a João de Castro. São Paulo: Educ/Fapesp, 2004. 335pp.

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