Category | Learning Space

By Georgia on February 29, 2016 in

In this episode of Learning Space, Georgia and Pamela welcome Larry Lebofsky from the Planetary Science Institute to talk about his work to help teachers get their kids doing better projects and how he uses Science Fair to try and grow a love of science. Show Notes Intel International Science & Engineering Fair Intel project […]

By Georgia on February 9, 2016 in

Today we look at some of the many ways that we see light. The quick bright streak of a meteor, the faint fuzzy tail of a comet, the warm glow of our own Sun… these are all examples of things we see in the sky because they shine with light. But each object has a […]

By Georgia on January 8, 2016 in

We got our hands on an Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) “OneSky” telescope, and since it’s raining, Pamela put it together. She was expecting it to be an IKEA-like “screw this, insert that” kind of process, but… it wasn’t! The hardest part was figuring out what magic was needed to free it from its foam! Visit […]

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This week we’re joined by special guests Travis Rector, Kimberly Arcand, and Meghan Watzke. This trio will talk to us about how the colors of the universe are captured in images across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Learn more here:

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Special guest Robert Sparks (National Optical Astronomy Observatory) joins us to talk about this year’s White House Star Party and how telescopes and star parties can create an addiction to astronomy!