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News for Planetarians
Thursday, March 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A great citizen science activity from IDA »
News from the International Dark Sky Association: Friend,  Light pollution has been a known issue for decad...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women in Astronomy science briefing »
On Thursday, March 5, 3:30 – 4:30 Eastern, NASA’s Universe of Learning will host the Science Briefing “Women in Astronomy:...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help inspire school children in Namibia »
Please help IPS Council Member Jaap Vreeling with this crowd funding effort to bring a portable planetarium to school chil...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Let's hear it for the Girls (Scouts) »
Free Online Workshop: Confidence and Curiosity: Girls at the Telescope Hurry: Registration deadline is October 15...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mercury transit resources »
  Celebrate the Mercury transit - Museum Alliance can help There’s one month until the Mercury transit on the m...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mercury transit resources »
  Celebrate the Mercury transit - Museum Alliance can help There’s one month until the Mercury transit on the m...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get a free toolkit »
Sharing good news from the NISE Network NISE Network's Explore Science: Earth & Space 2020 toolkit application f...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Creativity partners with science in fulldome »
The best of fulldome creativity, storytelling, visuals, and music will be the focus of Wisdome, a co-located event occurri...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IPS Members among ASP winners »
  Two members of the IPS are among winners of annual awards presented by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific....
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Partner with Kavli »
Shared from Dome-L:   Kavli Fulldome Lecture Series - A Universe of Surprises sburkland <sburkland@adlerp...
Saturday, July 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Astro2020 Decadal Survey White Paper »
A new white paper  IDEAS: Immersive Dome Experiences for Accelerating Science  makes the case that planetarium...
Friday, June 28, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Live stream Apollo 11 Talks »
  The Lunar and Planetary Institute is hosting “Apollo 11: Looking Back to Move Forward” on July 20 to commemora...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free Fulldome Clip: Checking Up on Einstein »
The Haus der Astronomie (Heidelberg, Germany) has produced a 4min fulldome short movie about the 100th anniversary of the...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASA funding opportunity »
A message from IPS President Mark SubbaRao Dear IPS members based in the US, we would like to alert you to an impo...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
All aboard, Snoopy! »
News from the NASA Museum Alliance: The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 10 launch (the final test mission befo...
Monday, April 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rosetta & Philae Now in Fulldome »
  If you remember the ESA Rosetta Mission and its historic landing of a probe on a comet, perhaps you remember tha...
Thursday, April 25, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Make it a Moonshot! »
  NISE Network webinar: Big or Small, Make Your Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebration Events a Moonshot!...
Thursday, April 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Treasure-Trove of Moon Resources »
Our friend Christine Shupla at the Lunar and Planetary Institute has put together a fantastic list of resources that will...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free Apollo planetarium show! »
  The JPL Museum Alliance shares that it has a free Apollo planetarium show available through its team chat featur...
Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hands-on for math and science »
Here's a new opportunity for hands-on activities for students, thanks to the GLOBE program. From the GLOBE...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help to get ready for the Moon »
From the always-helpful NASA Museum Alliance: Forward to the Moon Celebrating the Apollo anniver...
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 to planetarians tak...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Looking for a classic projector »
Sharing from the Planetarium Forum at Observatory Central ( ): The Apache-Sitgreaves Obser...

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