Outrageous Outreach — Unconventional ways of communicating astronomy with the public

After the well received presentation at JENAM last year, this article written together with Lars Lindberg Christensen, Head of ESO‘s education and Public Outreach Department and my boss 🙂 dives deeper into the topic of outrageous outreach by offering the following: why should you bother? a definition of outrageous outreach examples of effective outrageous outreach … 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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