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Thursday, June 13, 2013

 

CosmoQuest 24-Hour Hangout-a-thon.

Most people will be somewhat aware that the US budget sequester has had a wide range of impacts, amongst which are the education and outreach services of NASA. Faced with suspension or closing down, the educators are trying to do something to keep going. In the words of Pamela Gaye.
Faced with governmental funding cuts to science education and research, we have decided to go old school with a twist: On June 15-16, we are hosting a telethon using Google Hangout on Air – a Hangout-a-thon – to raise money to support public engagement in science.
If you want to be part of this awesome hangout here's where you find out more.
- Blog post: http://bit.ly/18U733k
- Schedule of Events: http://bit.ly/15VFNgv
- FB Event: http://on.fb.me/15VNyTD

It starts Saturday 15 June at  11:00am US central time (UTC -5 hours, that's Sunday, 16 June 2013 at 1:30:00 AM, in Australian Central Time, and 2:00 AM AEST). There's a great line-up, and lot's of citizen science and activities for everyone.

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