Category | CosmoAcademy

By Matthew Francis on December 21, 2016 in

We’re pleased to announce the first CosmoAcademy classes for 2017! CosmoAcademy is where experts in various areas of astronomy and planetary science teach you in small online classes. In particular, we bring you specialized topics that you can’t get in other places, in an environment where you can get to know your instructor. Without further ado, […]

By Matthew Francis on October 27, 2016 in

New ways of seeing can disclose new things: the radio telescope revealed quasars and pulsars, and the scanning electron microscope showed the whiskers of a dust mite. But turn the question around: Do new things make for new ways of seeing? — William Least Heat Moon, Blue Highways It’s not every day that an entirely […]

By Susie Murph on October 24, 2016 in

Ok, folks, we’re finally getting some well-needed updating done to our website! We’re introducing the base site this week, and will continue to introduce new features and sections soon – including our new and improved Mapper Apps, making it even easier to map craters on the Moon, Mercury, Mars, Asteroids and more. We are adding […]

By Susie Murph on October 10, 2016 in

CosmoAcademy is a chance to expand your knowledge of hot topics in astronomy, learn new skills, become a better teacher, or get information you can share with your own students. Here you can find: Courses for the general public cover everything from subjects covered in Astronomy 101 (overview of the Solar System and beyond) to […]

By noelstoj on July 18, 2016 in

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 […]