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Sunday, May 4 • 12:00pm - 12:55pm
Become a Mad Scientist In Your Spare Time

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Ever wanted to explore a galaxy far, far away? Visit Planets of Doom? Search out signals from ET? Help oceanographers explore the sea bottom? Want to track genetic mysteries? Then, Citizen Science is for you! Science video producer, astronomer and StarFest regular Carolyn Collins Petersen presents ways that just about anybody can “do” Big Science, including some tasty astronomy projects. It’s called “Citizen Science,” and it appeals to the Mad Scientist in all of us. Come hear and see what YOU can do with just a little training and instruction. Who knows? You might help a scientist make a momentous discovery. At the end of the talk, we’ll have time for the popular “Stump the Astronomer” Q&A session! Bring your astronomy and space science questions! Come early to get a good seat.

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Carolyn Collins Petersen

Space Science Writer and Producer, Loch Ness Productions
Ms. Collins Petersen is CEO of Loch Ness Productions, a unique multimedia production company, specializing in cosmically creative content about astronomy and space science for domed theaters, science centers and Web sites. She is the author of The Spacewriter’s Ramblings (http://www.thespacewriter.com), and is part of the Parsec Award-winning Star Trek: Outpost cast, where she plays the renegade Klingon pirate Jenneth (of the house of K’Den... Read More →


Sunday May 4, 2014 12:00pm - 12:55pm
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