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Finding Ice

By on May 20, 2012 in

A new project is gearing up to strip off it’s beta lable: Ice Investigators. This new project allows you to work with New Horizon’s scientists to look for ice in the outer solar system. In 1962 mankind left Earth’s orbit and began a 50 year exploration of our solar system. From Mercury to Mars, from […]

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Bringing the Noise…

By on May 14, 2012 in

Hello, Universe! And hello, fine people of CosmoQuest. My name is Nicole and I am the newest member of the CosmoQuest team. You may also know me as NoisyAstronomer and may have even been following along with my dissertation writing saga/complaints over the last few months on Twitter or Google+. (If you did and you […]

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CosmoQuest’s Education Vision

By on May 2, 2012 in

The dictionary defines “vision” as 1) being able to see; 2) a mental image of what the future could be like; and 3) an experience of seeing something in a dream.   I think the education team ran through all three of these as we wrote our education vision for CosmoQuest.   It took us […]

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Help AWB and Learn the Sky with Sky Safari

By on April 22, 2012 in

Some companies don’t just make good products, they also give back to the community. Southern Stars, the company behind Sky Safari planetarium software and the Sky Wire telescope controller for iPhones is one of those companies. During the 2009 International Year of Astronomy, they donated a portion of every Sky Safari sale to IYA2009. In […]

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Million Crater Challenge

By on April 20, 2012 in

This is Global Astronomy Month (GAM)! Here at CosmoQuest, we are partnering with the wonderful folks over at Astronomers Without Borders to define ways to challenge you to get involved. Right now, a lot of us might be teased as Moon Mapping Lunatics, and in coming up with a way to engage in you and everyone […]

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