VSP Photo Contest Winners

VSP Photo Contest Winners

May 29, 2013

M45 – Mike Rector M104 – Cory Schmitz Solar Eclipse – Kevin Franklin Luna – Russell Bateman Comet Lemmon – Paul Stewart IC1848 – Steven Coates Jupiter Comet PANSTARRS – Russ Vallelunga In the second week of May, we at the Virtual Star Party on Google+ decided to hold a contest. Every week, we have a live show where we...

James Webb Space Telescope at SXSWi

James Webb Space Telescope at SXSWi

Mar 21, 2013

From 8-11 March, 2013 I was down in Austin, TX with a large collaboration focused on providing outreach for the James Webb Space Telescope. The Space Telescope Science Institute from Baltimore, Maryland gathered with Microsoft Research, Northrop Grumman, Ball Aerospace, NASA, University of Texas and CosmoQuest in order to provide public outreach at South by...

Weekly Space Hangout SciO13 Edition!

Weekly Space Hangout SciO13 Edition!

Feb 1, 2013

This week I’ll be hosting the Weekly Space Hangout on Google+ with a special edition! Fraser Cain, Pamela Gay, Alan Boyle, Nicole Gugliucci and Amy Shira Teitel are all in Raleigh, North Carolina attending the Science Online 2013 conference! They’ll be physically together in the hangout with Dr. Thad Szabo and I join from our homes in the Los...

2012 – The year of Hangouts on Air

2012 – The year of Hangouts on Air

Dec 28, 2012

Early in 2012, I started using Google+ after having abandoned all other social media outlets. They just weren’t doing it for me. I didn’t really see a point in connecting with friends I already knew on a network that seemed focus on global domination in the shadiest ways possible. Not that I did a whole lot of research on that point, but...

International Observe The Moon Night

International Observe The Moon Night

Sep 22, 2012

September 22 is International Observe the Moon Night.   Here is part one of our InOMN hangouts starting in Australia/New Zealand featuring Paul Stewart as the astronomer bringing us the view of the moon, with Dr. Pamela Gay and I discussing the science!     Part 2 With Dr. Nicole Gugliucci on site at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Ahmet...