Outrageous Outreach โ€” Unconventional ways of communicating astronomy with the public

We are the future. Source: scaryideas.com

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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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

Measuring the impact of outreach

Hubblecast

It is widely acknowledged that connecting science with the public is a must, and many organisations put significant resources into doing so, but how can we know when these efforts are successful? This article looks at the European Space Agencyโ€™s outreach activities for the Hubble Space Telescope to give some guidelines on how best to … Continue reading

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