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By Susie Murph on June 28, 2018 in

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 Susie Murph on June 25, 2018 in

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 […]

By Susie Murph on June 21, 2018 in

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 […]

By Susie Murph on May 18, 2018 in

Every day astronomy clubs across the country perform outstanding outreach in their communities. This month, Night Sky Network member clubs reached a new milestone of 4 million people interacting with NASA resources and activities! The milestone event was the Astronomical Society of Kansas City’s Earth Day event at the Ft. Leavenworth Army Base. Here’s a […]

By Susie Murph on May 14, 2018 in

STEM for All Video Showcase, May 14-21 My Sky Tonight will be one of the featured projects in the 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase, funded by the National Science Foundation. The event will be held online May 14 – 21 at http://stemforall2018.videohall.com. Now in its fourth year, the annual showcase will feature over 200 […]