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Astronomy Cast is now available via Amazon’s Alexa!

Astronomy Cast is a weekly podcast hosted by Dr. Pamela Gay of CosmoQuest and Fraser Cain of Universe Today. Astronomy Cast takes a fact-based journey through the cosmos as it offers listeners weekly discussions on astronomical topics ranging from planets to cosmology. You can now enable the Amazon Astronomy Cast skill on your Alexa enabled […]

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Come see CosmoQuest at NSTA in Atlanta this week!

Are you going to the National Science Teachers Association National Conference in Atlanta this week, March 15–18, 2018? CosmoQuest will be there! Please join us for one of our workshops listed below and pick up special CQ swag. EarthMatch: Making Earth Science Culturally Relevant March 15, 2018, 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM Thursday — Georgia […]

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A total solar eclipse is seen on Monday, August 21, 2017 above Madras, Oregon. A total solar eclipse swept across a narrow portion of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. A partial solar eclipse was visible across the entire North American continent along with parts of South America, Africa, and Europe.  Photo Credit: (NASA/Aubrey Gemignani)

New ASP Book to Document the 2017 Eclipse: Celebrating the Great American Eclipse of 2017

If you had an interesting experience last year observing the Eclipse, with us or elsewhere, and are interested in writing about it, we have an opportunity from the ASP! The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is pleased to announce a new book to document and celebrate the efforts of professional astronomers, outreach professionals, citizen scientists, […]

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Dr. Bryan Mendez, Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley

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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Credit: Fujitsu Planetarium, De Anza College

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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