Category Archives: HST

Crowdsourced Astronomy – A Talk By Carolina Ödman-Govender

This is a talk given by Carolina Ödman-Govender, given at the re:publica 13 meeting, on May 8 2013.  She gives a fine general introduction to the value of crowdsourcing in astronomy, and invites people to get in touch with her … Continue reading

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STScI’s Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series Webcasts

Last week, I wrote a post about Michelle Borkin’s presentation on Astronomical Medicine and Beyond, part of the Space Telescope Science Institute’s (STScI) Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series. STScI archives and posts on-line all the presentations in this series. The … Continue reading

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The VAO Community Day In Baltimore, November 29 2012.

The Virtual Astronomical Observatory (VAO) is holding a series of community days at U.S. astronomical institutions. The community days feature two kinds of presentations: Members of the VAO describe the goals of the project and its services, provide demos and … Continue reading

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