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Taken from the December 2015 Planetarian Vol. 44, No. 4 pages 16-17, 36 So, after Baton Rouge in 2012, Beijing in 2014, and Warsaw in 2016, Cité de l’espace, Toulouse, will organize the 24th International Planetarium Society Conference, for the first time in France, a country where planetariums have been very dynamic for close to […]

By on June 25, 2018 in

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by me, Susie Murph, over at Universe Today. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #566-567. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks to […]

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Amateur Astronomers: Get Ready for Brand New Space Science Badges for Girl Scouts! The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), as part of a team led by the SETI Institute that includes Girl Scouts of Northern California, Girl Scouts of the USA, University of Arizona, and Aries Scientific at Goddard Space Flight Center, are creating […]

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Asteroid Day, the official United Nations’ day of global awareness and education about asteroids, has announced worldwide events for the week of 25-30 June. Co-founded by astrophysicist and famed musician Dr. Brian May of the rock group Queen, Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart, filmmaker Grig Richters, and B612 president Danica Remy, Asteroid Day began with […]

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Happy Longest Day of the Year (in the northern hemisphere)! #SummerSolstice2018 #KtSeery #WhatsUpAstronomy Here’s some information about what makes today the solstice: