Each participant must have access to a computer. Location: Where schools do not have computer facilities, they may make use of computers at another school or tertiary institution. Schools will have to make theses arrangements themselves. Marking: The answers are entered online and the results sent to schools after the event. The teacher in charge of the Computer Olympiad need not be an expert in computer languages.
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Although the Ancient Olympic Games were established during Archaic Greece , it was not until the Hellenistic period , beginning with Ephorus , that the Olympiad was used as a calendar epoch. By extrapolation to the Julian calendar , the 3rd year of the th Olympiad began in Northern-Hemisphere mid-summer A modern Olympiad refers to a four-year period beginning on the opening of the Olympic Games for the summer sports. The first modern Olympiad began in , the second in , and so on the 31st began in see the Olympic Charter. The ancient and modern Olympiads would have synchronised had there been a year zero between the Olympiad of 4 BC and the one of 4 AD. But as the Julian calendar goes directly from 1 BC to 1 AD, the ancient Olympic cycle now lags the modern cycle by one year. An ancient Olympiad was a period of four years grouped together, counting inclusively as the ancients did.
The first part, a written test, covers the dwarf planets, Charon, Mimas, Phoebe, 'Oumuamua, OR 10 , centaurs, trojans, and trans-Neptunian objects. The specific focus of the event is the history, formation, and geology of these rocky bodies. In , the event focused on terrestrial planets excluding Earth , the Earth's moon, Phobos, Deimos, and Io, the asteroid belt, and near-Earth asteroids.