I'm honored to have been asked by the American National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. to collaborate with the education department in a video about the basics of skygazing. The episode will air on STEM IN 30, an interactive program consisting of 30-minute live webcasts that engage middle school students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
About the Smithsonian Institution
The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States. It is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 19 museums. Among them, the National Air and Space Museum.
About The National Air and Space Museum
The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum maintains the world's largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts, encompassing all aspects of human flight, as well as related works of art and archival materials. It operates two landmark facilities that, together, welcome more than eight million visitors a year, making it the most visited museum in the United States. It is also home to the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies.