Podcaster: Dr. Pamela Gay

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Title: Escape Velocity Space News – EVSN – Spooky Season Space Images

Organization: Cosmoquest



From October 25, 2023.

Around our parent collaboration, CosmoQuest, Halloween is, hands-down, the most beloved season of the year. Costumes are worn. Yards are decorated. We are here for all the strangers that knock on our door – the weirdos, the witches, and the oh-so-very-many werewolves – and there will be as much candy as we can afford given out. We know we are not the only ones. 

With about a week to go, we know that any day now, NASA, ESA, ESO, and others will begin releasing their spooky season images. There will be nebulae cropped with the contrast adjusted just so to reveal witches’ hats, and others rotated to reveal ghosts and maybe – I can hope – a goblin or two.

Bio: Dr. Pamela Gay is a Senior Scientist at Planetary Science Institute and a Director of  CosmoQuest.

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