How much science in a tweet?

One of the most frequent questions I often get when talking about social media is “How can one explain science in less than 140 characters?” and one of the nastiest comments I get when showing how social media is growing is “That is a lot of noise”. I am pretty sure that if you are … Continue reading

How to organise an outreach event

Credit: www.latitudesciences.ird.fr

  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

Three Steps to Reach Your Target in Astronomy Communication and Outreach

*This article is reproduced from my former blog. On 7 September, at the IYA2009 session from JENAM 2010, I had to deliver a presentation on the activities done during the International Year of Astronomy 2009 by the Astroclub Bucharest. Since I didn’t want it to be just another description of activities with nice pictures, I … Continue reading

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