Hubble Hangouts: The Orion Nebula

Hubble Hangouts: The Orion Nebula

Oct 13, 2013

On 13 & 14 October, The Space Telescope Science Institute will host a workshop dedicated to the Orion Nebula. Talks and smaller presentations will discuss everything the wealth of ground-based and Hubble observations have taught us about this famous landmark in the sky. Tony Darnell and Scott Lewis will host a Google+ Hangout On Air event while a set of...

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...

Interview with Amy Robinson – 16 June, 2013

Interview with Amy Robinson – 16 June, 2013

Jun 12, 2013

Ever wonder what it’s like to give a TEDx talk? How about working at MIT? How exciting is it working on a project that allows people from across the world to map neuron through a video game? These are but a few questions that my co-host Buddhini Samarasinghe and I will be asking Amy Robinson on the 16th of June. Buddhini and I will be together in San...

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...

Nano World — G+ Hangout On Air with Jon Hiller

Nano World — G+ Hangout On Air with Jon Hiller

Mar 24, 2013

Buddhini Samarasinghe and I are hosting a live Google+ Hangout on air with electron microscopist Jon Hiller! We’re discussing the amazing science he performs, what got him interested in science to begin with… plus some live imaging of the Allende Meteorite and more!