Outrageous Outreach — 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 :) 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

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

Interview with… Pedro Russo, Coordinator of the International Year of Astronomy 2009

Though I think he needs no introduction, Pedro Russo was the Global Coordinator for the International Year of Astronomy 2009. Below you can find his bio for more details on his impressive experience in outreach and science communication. I’ve met Pedro during IYA2009 initially by e-mails about the many activities that happened that year. I … Continue reading

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