The Year in Astronomy 2013 Announcement

The Year in Astronomy 2013 Announcement

Dec 24, 2013

Boy oh boy has it been an exciting year in space science and astronomy! To celebrate these events and anticipate what will be happening in 2014, Tony Darnell and I will be hosting “The Year In Astronomy” YouTube Live Event on 27 December at 8 p.m. EST. We’ll look back into the calendar to remember the most monumental newsmakers in space of...

More Hubble Hangouts!

More Hubble Hangouts!

Aug 12, 2013

It’s already the 33rd week of 2013, and we have not one, but two Hubble Hangouts this week! Hubble Hangouts are Google+ Events created by the Hubble Space Telescope outreach team from the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. These live events are broadcast video conferences where the audience can interact with the hosts and guests on...

Virtual Star Party | 04 Aug 2013

Virtual Star Party | 04 Aug 2013

Aug 4, 2013

The Virtual Star Party is live for the 4th of August, 2013! Joining us today is a special guest– Kevin Nelson from Quantum Scientific Imaging! Our fantastic group of astronomers are Gary Gonella, Stuart Forman, Mike Phillips, Daryll Van Gaal, Chris Elliott, and Roy...

Touching the Sky: Visit to Mauna Kea Summit

Touching the Sky: Visit to Mauna Kea Summit

Aug 4, 2013

“Yay! It’s finally done, your flights are booked!” I exclaimed over a Google+ Hangout with Scott Lewis. “Now we plan what we will do during your time here…Oooh we have to go up to Mauna Kea!” We both grinned excitedly at each other. This was an adventure that Scott and I had been planning ever since his visit to Hawaii was...

Space Fan News! Ep. 106

Space Fan News! Ep. 106

Aug 3, 2013

Tony Darnell asked me to cover for him on Space Fan News while he was out on vacation. I had an amazing time researching, recording and editing the video for the episode– though it was definitely a challenge compared to my typical live broadcasts. In this edition I discussed star clusters and galaxy clusters. Their press releases can be found below: New...