Categories: Astronomy

Dot Astronomy in One Word

So, what have I been up to this week at the .Astronomy conference in Leiden, The Netherlands? And just what is .Astronomy? Who better to explain than those in attendance at the world’s largest (and only!) annual conference dedicated to exploring and sharing cutting-edge astronomy and the latest web technology. But trying to explain this wonderful conglomeration of amazing people, innovative ideas and avant-garde technology in just one word is difficult, as you’ll see.

Thanks to conference attendee Markus Poessel who created this video during Wednesday’s “Hack Day,” where everyone shared their talents and latest widgets and gadgets.

Nancy Atkinson

Nancy has been with Universe Today since 2004, and has published over 6,000 articles on space exploration, astronomy, science and technology. She is the author of two books: "Eight Years to the Moon: the History of the Apollo Missions," (2019) which shares the stories of 60 engineers and scientists who worked behind the scenes to make landing on the Moon possible; and "Incredible Stories from Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos" (2016) tells the stories of those who work on NASA's robotic missions to explore the Solar System and beyond. Follow Nancy on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Nancy_A and and Instagram at and https://www.instagram.com/nancyatkinson_ut/

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