Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2013, Warsaw, Poland

This Monday CAP2013 kicks off in Warsaw, Poland with a programme packed with activities I can’t wait to take part in. To quote the organisers, CAP “aims to showcase the fantastic use of astronomy and space science in outreach and bring together producers of astronomical and space-related information (research scientists and industry representatives), public information … Continue reading

What is a flame?

If you ever want to explain what a flame is┬áto your kids or students, then this is just the right video to do it! And if you ever need an example of a competition to explain science to 11 years olds, then the Flame Challenge is a good one! <p><a href=”″>What is a Flame</a> from … Continue reading

Powerful Visual in Communicating Space Exploration

(c) OeWF (manfredlang Visuelle Kommunikation)

One of the most powerful visuals I’ve seen for communicating space exploration, Mars exploration in this particular case. An awesome example of how one image can drive an entire awareness campaign. The visual belongs to The Austrian Space Forum, who is currently running a Mars Analog Field Simulation campaign in Morocco. You can read more … Continue reading

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