Hello, hello again! This is your weekly update on all things going on at CosmoQuest. Motivations Survey The scope of CosmoQuest is not just astronomical research. We love to learn how you learn and interact with the science as well. You may be prompted to take a brief survey about your attitudes towards citizen science, CosmoQuest, and astronomy. This survey is absolutely optional, but the results will help us to understand what makes citizen science projects tick and how we [...]
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Greetings, all. We’re re-starting our weekly email newsletter (and blog post) to keep you updated on all things CosmoQuest. We’ve had a LOT happen in the last few months, so here is one place where you can catch up on upcoming community events, the state of our citizen science projects, and educational opportunities. Where We Are; Where We’ve Been CosmoQuest launched almost a year and a half ago with Moon Mappers. You have since helped us mark over a million craters [...]
One of our primary missions at CosmoQuest is to share science with as many people as possible. This means travelling to where people are. We’ve been weighing our reduced budget as well as our core mission and decided on our travel schedule for the rest of the year. We’ve had to cut down how many people we send to each event, but not as much the number of events, which is lovely. In some cases, this means we’ll be looking [...]
A couple week’s ago, I wrote a guest blog post for Global Astronomy Month that included the quote: We are working to create a new world order where scientists find people in the general population … to make their science possible not through donations of funding, but through donations of thoughtfulness. We ask you to come click through images, mark craters, and help us be part of mapping our solar system and the universe beyond. (We will gladly take your [...]
CosmoQuest.org should be running at a nearly optimum stability at this point. All features have been brought back online after a bit of downtime from an external attack on the server.
Hi, I’m Avivah from Indonesia. I live in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. This is “officially my first story in Cosmoquest blog”. It’s a story about my trip to East Java ( I live in West Java).