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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

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 […]

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 June 11, 2018 in

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Allen Versfeld at his Urban Astronomer blog. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #565. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks 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 […]