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Friday, January 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
First Planetarian's Web Seminar of 2019 »
2019 January 25, 3:30 pm PST (23:30 UT)  will be the first Planetarians' Web Seminar of 2019. It will be via Zoo...
Friday, January 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Anti-Faculty" meetings for Astro101 »
For planetarians (and others) who teach astronomy on a college/university level and despair because they feel isolated and...
Friday, January 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free Open Source Materials »
Many thanks, ESO! The European Southern Observatory announces that it and the ESO Supernova Planetarium are making...
Sunday, December 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congratulations, Mark Webb »
GOTO announces new representative Nobutaka Goto, president of GOTO INC is very pleased to announce that Mark Webb...
Friday, November 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New free planetarium programs »
There is a new entry on the IPS Free Media - Fulldome Movies page: Explorations ...a free full-dome short series produced...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do we do outreach? Yes! »
Nature, the International Journal of Science, posted an article on its website on 26 November with the title "Astronomers...
Thursday, November 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
On the Moon Again! »
On July 12 and 13 2019, join a celebration of 50th anniversary of humankind's first step on the Moon. It is a worldwide ev...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
October 18: Make a Skyfie with Look Up! »
Help celebrate Mae Jemison's birthday today, October 17, by joining her and the Look Up campaign on Thursday, October 18....
Thursday, October 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free hands-on science toolkits »
The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) is making 350 free toolkits with hands-on activities available to...
Saturday, October 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cultural Popcorn is Back! »
  For the second year in a row, the radio program Cultural Popcorn will feature planetarians from "Voices from the...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free programs from Casper Planetarium »
The Casper Planetarium has several shows which it has produced in-house and are happy to make available free of charge to...
Sunday, August 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freebie from ESO: Europe to the Stars »
  Europe to the Stars Europe to the S...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Dark skies and astronomy, oh my! »
   April is the month to celebrate astronomy and dark skies Two major international events of interest...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Looking for a classic projector »
Sharing from the Planetarium Forum at Observatory Central ( www.observatorycentral.com ): The Apache-Sitgreaves Obser...
Saturday, March 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASA proposal peer reviewers needed »
NASA Research Announcement (NRA) 2018 NASA Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) managemen...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do the next Kavli Domecast in May »
From Mark SubbaRao at the Adler Planetarium, Chicago The next Kavli Fulldome Lecture, the global domecasts from...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Dome for Bratislava »
A true gem on the banks of the Danube Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is one of the few European capital cities th...
Thursday, January 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bring Rosetta and Philae to your Dome »
Planetariums in Switzerland and Austria, with the blessings of the European Space Agency and support from domes in Europe...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominate for an ASP Award »
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is looking for nominations for its annual awards, including several won in past ye...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Another free show from ESO »
Out There - The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds , tells the story of how human curiosity has driven us to look outwards for mi...
Sunday, October 22, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Free: August eclipse video set to music »
  The visual - and musical - beauty of the 2017 eclipse I had the privilege of composing the music to this...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free Cassini Poster »
  Cassini posters giveaway!   To remember the Cassini mission, while supplies last, request a set o...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Citizen Science Detectives! »
Help NASA analyze more than 1.5 million images taken by astronauts on the International Space Station!   Citize...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
OnlyOneSky »
IPS is helping  onlyOnesky  by urging participation in a citizen science/art initiative that calls for Tweeting...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Dark! with Dark Matter Day »
Sharing from Michael Barnett, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA   Dear colleagues, The world wi...

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