RAS200 — engaging citizens with astronomy across cultural divides

December 17th, 2018 | RESEARCH

The night skies and the planet on which we live can be inspirational to young and old alike. In the run up to its 200th anniversary in 2020, the U.K.'s Royal Astronomical Society has put together a £1 million scheme to fund outreach and engagement activities for groups that are less well served in terms of access to astronomy and geophysics. This article outlines the projects funded and the impact they are starting to have.


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Team Members

Steve Miller, Author, University College London
Sue Bowler, Author, University of Leeds
Sheila Kanani, Author, Royal Astronomical Society


Identifier Type: ISSN
Identifier: 1824-2049
Identifier Type: DOI
Identifier: 10.22323/2.17040303

Publication: Journal of Science Communication
Volume: 17
Number: 4

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Audience: Administration | Leadership | Policymakers | Adults | General Public | Scientists
Discipline: Physics | Space science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Films and IMAX | Media and Technology | Park | Outdoor | Garden Programs | Planetarium and Science on a Sphere | Public Programs