PoSSUM Space Academy – Rebecca Blum

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PoSSUM Space Academy, at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida, offers a one-week course in immersive science education for tomorrow's astronautics professionals. This includes mission simulation, spacesuit training, high-G and microgravity flight in an aerobatic aircraft, and more. Rebecca Blum Continue reading →

Remote Solar Viewing Live – Paul Goelz

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Paul Goelz of the Warren Astronomical Society will be live-streaming white-light views of the Sun and Venus. Note: Solar observing requires clear skies - if the skies are cloudy, you may wish to watch from our selection of videos about the Continue reading →

H-Alpha Solar Viewing Live – Awni Hafedh

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Awni Hafedh of the University Lowbrow Astronomers will be live-streaming H-alpha views of the Sun. Note: Solar observing requires clear skies - if the skies are cloudy, you may wish to watch from our selection of videos about the Sun. Continue reading →

Space Camp Experience & Student Space Clubs

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Rebecca Blum was interviewed for Astronomy for Everyone about her experiences at space camp and running student space clubs. Rebecca has recently graduated from Cranbrook Kingswood High School, and will be attending Brown University. Cover Image: Rebecca being interviewed by Continue reading →

Live Sky & Astronomy Trivia – Flint Longway Planetarium – Jeff Stark

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Jeff Stark of Flint's Longway Planetarium talks about astronomy trivia. Some of Longway's YouTube Videos: https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PL5k2xfiuASXJhP_suc1waJu2u7Xr2zQ3o&layout=gallery Cover Image: Flint's Longway Planetarium.

Binocular Astronomy

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Using binoculars for astronomy is becoming increasingly popular as users realize the benefits over a bulky telescope. Binoculars have a wider field of view, allowing you to more easily scan the sky for targets. Diane Hall is the 2020 president Continue reading →

Intro to Neutrino Physics – Gerry Chevrier

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Neutrinos are subatomic particles created by the fusion processes in the cores of all stars, human-made particle accelerators, and other natural processes. Nearly massless, these bizarre particles rarely interact with other matter; neutrinos are theoretically able to pass through a Continue reading →

The Impact Theory of Dinosaur Extinction – Jesse Mason

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The Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) extinction event, also known as the Cretaceous–Tertiary (K–T) extinction, was a sudden mass extinction of three-quarters of the plant and animal species on Earth, approximately 66 million years ago. The Alvarez hypothesis posits that the mass extinction of the dinosaurs during the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event was caused by the impact of a large asteroid on the Earth. Jesse Mason of the Continue reading →