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Astronomy's New Messengers: A Traveling Exhibit To Reach Out To A Young Adult Audience, Marco Cavaglia, Martin Hendry, Szabolocs Marka, David H. Reitze, Keith Riles Jul 2010

Astronomy's New Messengers: A Traveling Exhibit To Reach Out To A Young Adult Audience, Marco Cavaglia, Martin Hendry, Szabolocs Marka, David H. Reitze, Keith Riles

Physics Faculty Research & Creative Works

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory exhibit Astronomy's New Messengers: Listening to the Universe with Gravitational Waves is traveling to colleges, universities, museums and other public institutions throughout the United States. In 2010, an extended version of this exhibit will appear in a New York City venue that is accessible to a large and diverse cross section of the general public. Astronomy's New Messengers primarily communicates with an adolescent and young adult audience, potentially inspiring them into the field of science. Acknowledging that this audience is traditionally a difficult one to attract, the exhibit publicly announces itself in a ...


Astronomy's New Messengers: A Traveling Exhibit On Gravitational-Wave Physics, Marco Cavaglia, Martin Hendry, Szabolcs Marka, David H. Reitze, Keith Riles Feb 2010

Astronomy's New Messengers: A Traveling Exhibit On Gravitational-Wave Physics, Marco Cavaglia, Martin Hendry, Szabolcs Marka, David H. Reitze, Keith Riles

Physics Faculty Research & Creative Works

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory exhibit Astronomy's New Messengers: Listening to the Universe with Gravitational Waves is traveling to colleges, universities, museums and other public institutions throughout the United States. Astronomy's New Messengers primarily communicates with an adolescent and young adult audience, potentially inspiring them into the field of science. Acknowledging that this audience is traditionally a difficult one to attract, the exhibit publicly announces itself in a charismatic fashion to reach its principal goals of broadening the community of people interested in science and encouraging interest in science among young people.