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By Susie Murph on February 1, 2018 in

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, […]

By Susie Murph on September 22, 2017 in

Our fearless director, Dr. Pamela Gay, along with Fraser Cain of Universe Today, hosts the weekly podcast Astronomy Cast, now starting it’s eleventh season. For the 2017 Eclipse, we welcomed over 125 of our fans to St. Louis for a weekend of science panels, socializing and gaming, ending in the grand finale of viewing the […]

By Susie Murph on September 13, 2017 in

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale had an amazing festival for the 2017 Great American Eclipse, and we had some members of our CosmoQuest team there working a booth. Ryan Owens, James Iwayemi, Anna Glushko and Matthew Richardson demonstrated CosmoQuest’s projects to attendees of all ages. They also had a little time to enjoy the festivities […]

By jagrier on August 31, 2017 in

This post is from Jennifer Grier, one of our CosmoQuest team members from our partner the Planetary Science Institute. I had the opportunity to view the eclipse with my husband and fellow scientist Andy Rivkin, and fellow PSI scientist Karen Stockstill Cahill, along with about 200 other folks on the lawn at the John’s Hopkins […]

By Susie Murph on January 3, 2017 in

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) Solar Eclipse Task Force is pleased to announce a program of small grants to fund programs and activities aimed at engaging the public with the solar eclipse that will cross the continental US from coast to coast on August 21, 2017. They anticipate funding 20 to 50 grants in the […]