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

Interview with… Pedro Russo, Coordinator of the International Year of Astronomy 2009

Though I think he needs no introduction, Pedro Russo was the Global Coordinator for the International Year of Astronomy 2009. Below you can find his bio for more details on his impressive experience in outreach and science communication. I’ve met Pedro during IYA2009 initially by e-mails about the many activities that happened that year. I … Continue reading

How to Write a Press Release for Astronomy Outreach Events

If you experience the dilemma of a writer in front of a blank piece of paper when having to write a press release for your astronomy outreach event, here are a few tips to help you get the ball rolling. 1. Answer three questions Q1 What is the objective of your event? Is it a … Continue reading

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