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ISSUE 31 - October 2022

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Explained in 60 Seconds: Astronomy Outreach and Education, Overlap and Differences (page 04)
Pössel, M.; Liefke, C.


Research institutes publishing press releases about their latest results, scientists sharing their passion for astrophysics on social media, amateurs welcoming the public for a stargazing night, school classes visiting a planetarium or science museum, initiatives training teachers in astronomy or developing classroom resources, colleges and universities offering astronomy courses for majors and non-majors – astronomy education and outreach comprise a broad range of activities. They also frequently go together, with numerous people active in both, but where does one end and the other begin? Let’s take a closer look!

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Pössel, M. and Liefke, C. (2022). Explained in 60 seconds: Astronomy outreach and education, overlap and differences. Communicating Astronomy with the Public Journal, 31, 4.

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