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By whitneycobb on November 3, 2016 in

(This is a guest post from Whitney Cobb of CosmoQuest partner McREL International, and head of professional development for teachers for CosmoQuest) In October, teachers representing every Guam Department of Education (DOE) K-12 school traveled through our solar system, becoming citizen scientists, contributing to real science research, and investigating innovative NASA engineering and science activities […]

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 noelstoj on July 18, 2016 in

Guest blog post by Jake Noel-Storr, InsightSTEM & Sanlyn Buxner, PSI We ran the inaugural “Subject Matter Expert — Broadening the Impacts of your Research” workshop at the 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in San Diego, CA on June 12th, 2016. A group of participants from graduate students to senior scientists discussed their […]

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, […]