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

How to Media Relate

Talking to the media about a particular expertise or passion might seem easy, but not knowing certain details of the media interaction process often prevents science communicators from sharing their knowledge and expressing their enthusiasm to journalists and, through them, to their final audience, the public. My first article in Communicating Astronomy with the Public … Continue reading

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