Communicating Astronomy Through Art

What could be more powerful than combining mind-boggling images of the Universe with amazing music? The Bailey-Salgado Project is an audiovisual ensemble formed in 2010 by musician and composer Tom Bailey and Adler Planetarium astronomer, visual artist and ESO Photo Ambassador José Francisco Salgado. They combine music with photography, video, and motion graphics to create … Continue reading

How to organise an outreach event

  I’ve stumbled upon this cute, yet useful handbook on how to organise an outreach event. It was written to assist project initiators from Africa that took part in the programme “Promotion de la Culture scientifique et technique” run by the Institute de la Recherche pour le Developpement, at the request of the French Ministry … Continue reading

Science on Rap

Writing rap songs to explain science is definitely among one of my favorite ways of outreach. And with YouTube at hand they can really get viral. Here’s one I’ve recently discovered done by Zach Powers, “a native New Yorker and professional scientist” as he describes himself. Zach is doing a PhD at Mount Sinai School of Medicine … Continue reading

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