Podcaster:  Host : Pamela Gay ; Guest : Dr. Patrick Durrell, Dr. John Feldmeier & Annie Wilson

Hangoutathon_2014Title: Hangoutathon: Science on the Half Sphere: Planetarium Power

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Description: The team from Youngstown State University’s Ward Beecher Planetarium visit the hangout-a-thon. Dr. Patrick Durrell, Dr. John Feldmeier and student assistant Annie Wilson ( @StudentDomeTech ) share their thoughts on their new show “Cosmic Castaways” which CosmoQuest co-produced with them. They also talk about the importance of planetaria in science outreach.

Bio: Pamela Gay is a Project Director of Cosmoquest.

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