Star Wars Outreach at Cal Academy

Science fiction is often a great source of inspiration for scientists and for the general public. When an out-of-this world science fiction themed event happens in a real-world science museum, that means a must-go event for humans, robots, androids, etc. On Dec 1, 2016, the California Academy of Sciences held its weekly NightLife event with the theme Star Wars, referencing the upcoming new movie of the saga. Our BMSIS Research Scientist, Dr. Ivan Glaucio Paulino Lima was invited to do […]

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Outreach at Blue Hills Elementary School

BMSIS Young Scientist Shaelyn Silverman led an outreach event at Blue Hills Elementary School in Saratoga, California. Shaelyn’s engagement was part of her Communications requirements for the BMSIS Young Scientist Program. BMSIS is continuously committed to engaging the public in the wonders of Space Exploration and the Earth System. Our Young Scientist Program continues this tradition by engaging local communities around the world. Read Shaelyn’s impressions below: Throughout my experience working with Sanjoy Som at NASA Ames, I was deeply […]

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Bay Area Science Festival

BMSIS Young Scientist Nick Thomas volunteered at the Bay Area Science Festival for a space research outreach event. Nick’s engagement was part of his Communications requirements for the BMSIS Young Scientist Program. BMSIS is continuously committed to engaging the public in the wonders of Space Exploration and the Earth System. Our Young Scientist Program continues this tradition by engaging local communities around the world. Read Nick’s impressions below: During my time at BMSIS I had the opportunity to volunteer at […]

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Middle School Outreach in Turkey

BMSIS Young Scientist Selen Çetin visited a high school in Istanbul, Turkey for a space research outreach event. Selen’s engagement was part of her Communications requirements for the BMSIS Young Scientist Program. BMSIS is continuously committed to engaging the public in the wonders of Space Exploration and the Earth System. Our Young Scientist Program continues this tradition by engaging local communities around the world. Read Selen’s impressions below: As a person who grew up in İstanbul, Turkey, I have encountered […]

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Discussing Astronaut Radiation Health with Engineers

BMSIS ​Young Scientist Sneha Shirsat visited the College of Engineering in Pune, India (COEP) Astronomy Club to discuss the radiation risks astronauts face on long journeys. Sneha’s engagement was part of her​ Communications requirements for the BMSIS Young Scientist Program. BMSIS is continuously committed to engaging the public in the wonders of Space Exploration and the Earth System. Our ​Young Scientist Program continues this tradition by engaging local communities around the world. Read Sneha’s impressions below: As young scientist program […]

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