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By Nicole Gugliucci on August 22, 2013 in

Love science? Will be in the Boulder, Colorado, area in October? If yes, then you definitely want to check out the Boulder Science Festival on October 12-13! This celebration of learning about the Universe around us is being put together by Phil Plait and Marcella Setter, who graciously sat down with us on Learning Space […]

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 Georgia on October 26, 2012 in

You never know what will grab a child’s attention and capture their imagination. When I was little, I remember being fascinated by a jar of bread clips in my grandmother’s kitchen. Every time we’d visit her I’d reach up to that high kitchen shelf, grab that jar and dump the clips all over the floor. […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on June 12, 2012 in

Did you ever have a particular moment in your life where you were awed by science? Maybe it was in your childhood, the first time you experienced an interesting astronomical view. Or a science fair project that was particularly insightful? A moment of realization while taking a nature walk? Yesterday, the Bad Astronomer shared his […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on May 23, 2012 in

Am I not so lucky that Joe has already posted an introduction to the fabulous universe of CosmoQuest Hangouts? Join us live on Google+ this evening (4pm Pacific/7pm Eastern) for a roundtable chat with several members of Dark Skies, Bright Kids, an outreach program to schools in central Virginia. This episode will feature Rachael Beaton, […]