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Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries Premiere

Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries Premiere

Will you be taking part in the premiere of Big Astronomy? There are multiple ways you can be involved. If your planetarium is open, you can request the film to show. The worldwide premiere is September 26, 2020. We’d love you to be a part of the premiere! If your...

Live! Real People, Big Astronomy

Live! Real People, Big Astronomy

New Event Series: Real People, Big Astronomy We know that PEOPLE enable discoveries. No matter how sophisticated the machinery or large the institution, it takes many people of diverse backgrounds and talents to make big science happen. Our Real People, Big Astronomy...

Replay: Cosmic Conversations with Bárbara Rojas-Ayala

Replay: Cosmic Conversations with Bárbara Rojas-Ayala

Our Cosmic Conversation is with astronomer Bárbara Rojas-Ayala, the narrator of our upcoming show, “Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries.” The show (and Friday’s conversation) talks about the science conducted at observatories in Chile and the communities that...

Replay: Exploring Astronomy in Chile

Replay: Exploring Astronomy in Chile

Chile is considered to be the "Capital of Astronomy" because of its steady atmosphere and very dark transparent skies. In this virtual public show we will explore three aspects of astronomy in Chile, the skies themselves, observatories found there, and the science...

REPLAY: Big Astronomy Kerrigan-Wolbrecht-Schmoll

REPLAY: Big Astronomy Kerrigan-Wolbrecht-Schmoll

Big Astronomy: (Nearly) Free Show and Great Resources. When we think of big astronomy, we think of big telescopes. But PEOPLE enable discoveries." Big Astronomy is a National Science Foundation funded project to explore the Dome+ model – a planetarium show distributed...

Big Astronomy Wins Big

Big Astronomy Wins Big

Big Astronomy wins “Best Astronomy Education” Award in the Dome Under Fulldome Film Festival. Melbourne: The Dome Under Fulldome Film Festival hosted its first planetarium film fest in Melbourne, Australia, on February 8 – 9. Big Astronomy: People Places Discoveries,...

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Tune in to a 360° stream of the Big Astronomy film today at 3:30 PM Chile time / 2:30 pm EDT / 11:30 AM PDT.

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Live event today! Learn about the fantastic telescopes on the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory campus, and the diverse team of people who keep them running. Facebook Live + Zoom Webinar. 3 PM Chile / 2 PM EDT
Webinar (best for Spanish speakers): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86575818100

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