See you at AAS: Come the Real, Come the Virtual!

See you at AAS: Come the Real, Come the Virtual!

I have the internets and I’m not afraid to use them! Today we premiered our new wireless rig – 2 wireless 3G verizon cards and 2 netgear 3G -> wireless routers, and while we have kinks left to work out, I feel okay saying we are going to stream our little hearts out at this meeting in hopes that you can consume the best of what this meeting has to offer. Specifically, my team – the self-named SIUE Collective (they decided I’m their Borg Queen – Eek!) – will be UStreaming (pending confirmation with all speakers!) along the side the Second Life casting of the wonderful Adrienne Gauthier of the University of Arizona. The full plan can be found over on Astrosphere, but here are my “I can only see one thing a day”...

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AAS DC: AstroZone & upcoming AAS coverage

AAS DC: AstroZone & upcoming AAS coverage

Tomorrow (well, technically today), I’m going to be at the National Zoo in Washington DC doing outreach to animals in Amazonia (and hopefully to a few humans too – This could include you!) If you’re in DC, come on by! Activities start at noon, and details can be found on the AstroZone website. Now, for all of you cursing me for not giving you enough warning (and I do deserve it), you’re going to have a few more chances to consume astronomy at this meeting that anyone can attend for free (and in some cases online!) On Monday night, at 6:30pm, Brian B. Schwartz will be talking on Science as Performance. Wednesday night there will be a Tweetup / Meetup at a location to be announced. And online we will have a slew of events on Second Life...

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