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By Nicole Gugliucci on March 17, 2014 in

This week, the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference is happening in Houston, TX. You can follow all the great science coming out of the meeting by following the Twitter hashtag #LPSC2014. Some of our favorite scientists and science communicators are there, sharing out the results to be public, including Emily Lakdawalla, Sondy Springmann, and Stuart […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on October 8, 2013 in

Over the past year, I’ve taken my first tentative steps into education research and assessment. How do we learn what we learn, and how are our individual projects making an impact? Outreach and informal education may “feel good” but I’d like to know who we’re reaching and how. We’d also like to know how we’re […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on August 20, 2013 in

It’s my FAVORITE time of year, Labor Day weekend, 50,000+ geeks all converged on Atlanta for a huge sci-fi/fantasy/geek/nerd fest. AND there’s lots of science! That’s right, it’s almost time for DragonCon. We just got word that CosmoQuest/Astrosphere will have a table space in the Hilton this year, near all our favorite track rooms. We’ve […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on June 6, 2013 in

Greetings, all, from Indianapolis where the 222nd American Astronomical Society meeting is just about wrapping up. And a AAS meeting means that there will be lots of talk of exoplanets. In fact, the event kicked off with a plenary talk about transiting exoplanets by David Latham called “The Search for Habitable Worlds.” The talk focused […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on April 30, 2013 in

One of our primary missions at CosmoQuest is to share science with as many people as possible. This means travelling to where people are. We’ve been weighing our reduced budget as well as our core mission and decided on our travel schedule for the rest of the year. We’ve had to cut down how many […]