Dr Pamela Gay

I am an astronomer, technologist, and creative focused on using new media to engage people in learning and doing science. Join me as we map our Solar System in unprecedented detail through our citizen science projects at CosmoQuest, and learn astronomy through media productions like Astronomy Cast and The Daily Space.

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Current Position

Senior Scientist & Senior Education and Communication Specialist
Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, Arizona





Honors & Awards




Peer-reviewed Articles

Richardson, M., Malagón, A. A. P., Lebofsky, L. A., Grier, J., Gay, P., Robbins, S. J., & Team, T. C. (2021). The CosmoQuest Moon Mappers Community Science Project: The Effect of Incidence Angle on the Lunar Surface Crater Distribution. The Open Journal of Astrophysics 5 (January). https://doi.org/10.21105/astro.2110.13404

Invited Articles

Gay, P.L. (2023). Thy Power Throughout the Universe Displayed. Nexus vol 2. Robots and Rituals: Reflections on Faith in the Era of Science and AI. link

Upcoming Events

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My work is largely supported through generous patrons who get early-access to all my creative work and research.

Synergistic Activities

Citizen Science


Art & Narration