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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 7, 2018 in

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) has just announced that Dennis Schatz, senior advisor at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, Washington and field editor for NSTA’s Connected Science Learning, began his one-year term as president-elect of NSTA on June 1, 2018. He will assume the office of president on June 1, 2019. “With a […]

By Susie Murph on February 27, 2018 in

The CosmoQuest Citizen Science facility released a major update to its Mappers software. This software previously demonstrated that everyday people can map craters as effectively as a group of professionals. With version 2.0, CosmoQuest invites the public to use their skills to answer new science questions related to Mars and Mercury. The public can use […]

By Susie Murph on February 1, 2018 in

If you had an interesting experience last year observing the Eclipse, with us or elsewhere, and are interested in writing about it, we have an opportunity from the ASP! The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is pleased to announce a new book to document and celebrate the efforts of professional astronomers, outreach professionals, citizen scientists, […]

By tkomatsu on January 30, 2018 in

Date: February 10, 2018 Time: 7:00-8:30pm Location: Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College, Cupertino, CA Watch the “Totality” digital planetarium show, and hear an accompanying talk by Dr. Laura Peticolas, Sonoma State University, Megamovie 2017 Project Lead; and Dr. Bryan Mendez, Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley, with Q&A. “Totality” includes a variety of wonderful styles—from […]