Category | STEM

By Susie Murph on October 16, 2016 in

CosmoQuest team members and partners are attending the Annual Astronomical Society Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) Annual Meeting in Pasadena this week and presenting workshops. Here is what our team will be doing at DPS! On Monday, Jake Noel-Starr (InsightSTEM) will be presenting the workshop “Impacting Broader Audiences with your Research” from 4:30 pm ‐ […]

By Susie Murph on August 4, 2016 in

Our goal here at CosmoQuest is to create a community of people wanting to work together to understand the universe; a community of people doing science and who can explain why what they do matters. We have resources available to help others get involved with astronomy, physics, science, and much more. We would like to […]

By Susie Murph on July 22, 2016 in

Scott Manley is a software developer, astronomer, gamer and geek. He’s created this delightful video explaining how Kerbal Space Program (a cute, fun mission simulation game) can be used to teach physics and rocket science. He’s given this presentation to scientists, teachers and parents, and created this video version to share easily. Take a few […]

By Susie Murph on July 21, 2016 in

Tim Peake just recently finished his 186-day mission working on the International Space Station, safely returning to Earth on June 18. He is the first British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut, with a background as a test pilot and a British Army Air Corps officer. His mission for Expedition 46/47, titled “Principia,” was to do […]

By Susie Murph on June 1, 2016 in

CosmoQuest team members Suzanne Gurton, Brian Kruse, Theresa Summer, Rachel Freed and Pablo Nelson of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific had a great crowd while testing the new CosmoQuest citizen science demonstration “The Hole Story” at the May 14, 2016 “Astronomy Day” event at the California Academy of Sciences. Over 100 people, mostly families, […]