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SciTed by L & J Smith

Drs. Lisa and Jeffrey Smith, professors at the University of Otago New Zealand and members of the Aesthetics & Astronomy project at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory present a talk at SciTED New Zealand.

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Video Postcard: Aesthetics & Astronomy in 15-seconds

I submitted “Video Postcard: Aesthetics & Astronomy in 15-seconds” to the Ignite Smithsonian event for Monday, April 11, 2011, at the National Museum of the American Indian.

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Video Podcast on Aesthetics and Astronomy

Every year, hundreds of astronomical images are released to the public by the many telescopes on the ground and in space – including the Chandra, Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes — that observe the Universe. These images span the entire electromagnetic spectrum, mostly representing light and phenomena that cannot be detected by the human eye.

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Podcast on NASA’s Blueshift

NASA’s Blueshift podcast interviewed Dr. Randall Smith of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, a collaborator on the Aesthetics & Astronomy project that is looking into how the public perceives multi-wavelength astronomical imagery. Randall shares some surprising early results from the project that may change the way we communicate with images.

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