Podcaster: Nicole Gugliucci ,  Paul Ries, Rachael Beaton, and Ryan Lynch
Title: Science Hour: Dark Skies, Bright Kids

Organization: Cosmoquest ;  University of Virginia

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Description:   Dark Skies, Bright Kids is a  program, run primarily out of the University of Virginia, brings astronomy outreach to local elementary schools and education resources to the public. Find out more about making comets, adorable mascots, and changing children’s preconceptions about scientists.

Bio: Nicole Gugliucci is postdoc from Cosmoquest ; Paul Ries, Rachael Beaton, and Ryan Lynch, astronomers and volunteers with Dark Skies, Bright Kids.

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