San Diego, CA - AAS 2016 - Speakers and attendees during the Impacting Broader Audiences with your Research at the American Astronomical Society's 228th meeting. Photo by Michael Owen Baker, © 2016 American Astronomical Society.

CosmoQuest Workshop at DPS!

CosmoQuest will be at the American Astronomical Society’s DPS 48 / EPSC 11 Meeting in Pasadena, CA, in October. Jacob Noel-Storr of our partner InsightSTEM will be hosting a workshop for scientists and engineers who are interested in increasing the impacts of their science knowledge and expertise by interacting with people online, or in other […]

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Scientists with NASA’s Dawn mission were surprised to find that Ceres has no clear signs of truly giant impact basins. This image shows both visible (left) and topographic (right) mapping data from Dawn. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI.

Missing Craters: A Ceres Mystery

Who would have expected a mystery on Ceres? The largest asteroid in the belt located between Mars and Jupiter seems fairly straightforward. The scientists expected similar results to the ones they gleaned from the study of Vesta, another asteroid being studied by Dawn. The Dawn spacecraft has been orbiting Ceres since 2015, however, and the […]

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This simple wrench was the first tool printed with the Additive Manufacturing Facility on board the ISS. Image: NASA/MadeInSpace/Lowe's

First 3D Tools Printed in Space!

Earlier this summer, astronauts on the ISS accomplished a task that was previously only done on scifi TV shows – they ordered a tool from a computer, and the computer created it on the spot. While not nearly as quick or fancy as Star Trek’s replicators, the Additive Manufacturing Facility (AMF), or more commonly called […]

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Kerbal Space Program. Credit: Squad

Can Kerbal Space Program Teach Rocket Science?

Scott Manley is a software developer, astronomer, gamer and geek. He’s created this delightful video explaining how Kerbal Space Program (a cute, fun mission simulation game) can be used to teach physics and rocket science. He’s given this presentation to scientists, teachers and parents, and created this video version to share easily. Take a few […]

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Image credit: © Solarseven

Carnival of Space #467

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at NextBigFuture. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #467. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks to our friends at […]

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Photo by Michael Owen Baker, © 2016 American Astronomical Society.

Kicking off workshops for Scientists and Engineers in San Diego!

Guest blog post by Jake Noel-Storr, InsightSTEM & Sanlyn Buxner, PSI We ran the inaugural “Subject Matter Expert — Broadening the Impacts of your Research” workshop at the 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in San Diego, CA on June 12th, 2016. A group of participants from graduate students to senior scientists discussed their […]

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