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More than 2000 International Events Planned for Asteroid Day

Asteroid Day, the official United Nations’ day of global awareness and education about asteroids, has announced worldwide events for the week of 25-30 June. Co-founded by astrophysicist and famed musician Dr. Brian May of the rock group Queen, Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart, filmmaker Grig Richters, and B612 president Danica Remy, Asteroid Day began with […]

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Carnival of Space #563

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Pamela Hoffman at the Everyday Spacer blog. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #563. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks to […]

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Register Now to Attend ASP2018 in Sonoma

ASP2018: Advancing Astronomy for All is a broad science education and outreach conference featuring workshops, panels, oral sessions, poster sessions, addressing a wide range of professional work, research, and evaluation in education, communication, and diversity in science. Click here to see the full Conference Schedule. Registration includes an opening reception and dinner. We encourage arriving […]

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What Did People Experience During The Total Solar Eclipse? Relive “Totality” on Feb. 10!

Date: February 10, 2018 Time: 7:00-8:30pm Location: Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College, Cupertino, CA Watch the “Totality” digital planetarium show, and hear an accompanying talk by Dr. Laura Peticolas, Sonoma State University, Megamovie 2017 Project Lead; and Dr. Bryan Mendez, Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley, with Q&A. “Totality” includes a variety of wonderful styles—from […]

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Do You Know What An Astronomer Does? Find Out Jan. 20!

Watch the “We Are Astronomers” digital planetarium show, and hear De Anza College Astronomy Instructor Marek Cichanski, astronomy instructor at De Anza College, present an accompanying talk. Time: 7:00-8:30pm Location: Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College, Cupertino, CA Do you know what an astronomer does? Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer of past centuries. […]

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