Education and Public Outreach Activities


  • Space Travels: A Component on X-ray Astronomy for The Science Museum of Virginia's Traveling Exhibition and Program for Schools and Communities, ongoing since 2004
  • Black Holes: Seeing the Unseeable: A Planetarium Show at the Science Museum of Virginia, Febuary - June 2004
  • The Largest Structures in the Universe: exhibit at the McCormick Observatory, May 2005 - January 2006
  • Stella Returns!  The Evolution of Stars: Planetarium Show at the Science Museum of Virginia, September 2005 - September 2006
  • Globular Clusters, A Planetarium Show at the Science Museum of Virginia, May 2009 - December 2009 (in production)
  • CLUSTER - Chandra: Loaning UvaS Telescopes to EducatoRs  Addressing the Nature of Science Through a Telescope Loaner Program for Teachers (program renewed with second EPO grant)
  • Addressing the Science Education of Elementary School Students in Rural Albemarle County With a Mobile Planetarium