ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE EDUCATION AND PUBLIC OUTREACH PROGRAM AT GEMINI OBSERVATORY – A CASE STUDY

  • PETER MICHAUD
Part of the ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE LIBRARY book series (ASSL, volume 343)

Abstract

In 1998, the Gemini Observatory began the systematic ramp-up of its Education and Public Outreach (EPO) program.

Keywords

Amid Argentina Editing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • PETER MICHAUD
    • 1
  1. 1.Gemini Observatory 670 A’ohoku Place HiloU.S.A.

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