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Live social media events featuring observatory staff and STEM professionals will be posted and archived here.

November 23 – Real People, Big Astronomy: Alysha Shugart

November 23 – Real People, Big Astronomy: Alysha Shugart

Our next Real People, Big Astronomy event will feature Alysha Shugart, a Science Operations Specialist at Gemini South. It is her job to operate the telescope or take astronomical data with different instruments, assist astronomers, and analyze the data. She works on...

Replay: Big Astronomy Live! Meet Rubin Observatory

Replay: Big Astronomy Live! Meet Rubin Observatory

The goal of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory project is to conduct the 10-year Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST). LSST will deliver a 500 petabyte set of images and data products that will address some of the most pressing questions about the structure and evolution...

November 11 – Real People, Big Astronomy

November 11 – Real People, Big Astronomy

Our next live event is on November 11 at 3 PM Chile Time, 1 PM EST Real People, Big Astronomy: Dr. Luis Chavarría Garrido Dr. Luis Chavarria Garrido is the Director of the Astronomy Program for the Chilean Government’s Ministry of Science. He carried out his doctoral...

REPLAY: Big Astronomy Live! Meet ALMA

REPLAY: Big Astronomy Live! Meet ALMA

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) -the largest astronomical project in existence- is a single telescope of revolutionary design, composed of 66 high precision antennas located on the Chajnantor Plateau, 5000 meters altitude in northern Chile....

Replay: NightSchool – Astronomy in Chile

Replay: NightSchool – Astronomy in Chile

Chile isn’t called the astronomy capital of the world for nothing: During a NightSchool event highlighting the Big Astronomy planetarium show, learn about Chile’s long history of astronomical discovery, its epic mountain observatories, and the diverse collaboration of...

October Educational Events

October Educational Events

This October, Big Astronomy is honored to be hosting professionals who work at some of the most advanced observatories in the world in educational events. These events will share the stories of each observatory - how they came to be, some of the details on the...

Weekly 360° Live Streams of Big Astronomy

Weekly 360° Live Streams of Big Astronomy

The Big Astronomy team will be live streaming the English version of the film in 360° on our YouTube channel weekly. You can tune in every Wednesday at 3:30 PM Chile time / 2:30 pm EDT / 11:30 AM PDT. You are also welcome to direct your audiences to these live...

Tune In! 360° Live Stream of Big Astronomy in Spanish

Tune In! 360° Live Stream of Big Astronomy in Spanish

Big Astronomy will be live streaming the film in 360° on Saturday, October 3, at 6 PM Chile time, 5 PM EDT, and 2 PM PDT, on our YouTube channel. You can watch the live stream with a VR headset, by tilting and moving your smartphone around, and on an internet browsers...

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TODAY at 1 PM EST!

Facebook Live + Zoom Webinar featuring Kathy Vivas, an Astronomer working on the Dark Energy Survey. We will learn about her job and her life outside of astronomy.

Zoom link for Spanish speakers: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89260572572

#BigAstronomy #StemCareers

This Friday, don't miss a Facebook Live + Zoom Webinar featuring Kathy Vivas, an Astronomer working on the Dark Energy Survey. We will learn about her job and her life outside of astronomy.

Zoom link for Spanish speakers: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89260572572

#BigAstronomy #StemCareers

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