Podcast: Astronomy and New Media

Article written: 24 Aug , 2009
Updated: 21 Dec , 2015
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Spiral galaxy M74. Image credit: Hubble

Spiral galaxy M74. Image credit: Hubble


Astronomy is one of the scientific fields that have been completely shaken up by new media. The Internet has enabled communication between researchers in a dramatic new way, creating new collaborations, removing obstacles, and drawing in an army of enthusiastic volunteers to help with research. Let’s take a look at how new media is helping change astronomy, and how you can get involved.

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