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Auction: Hangout with Noisy Astronomer and Group Astronomy Talk

Cross-posted with Skepchick. This week's auctions to raise money for science education and outreach at SkepchickCon are auctions for science education and outreach. I know, it's a bit meta, but now's your chance to get all your astronomy questions answered by our very own Noisy Astronomer, Dr. Nicole Gugliucci, while also contributing to the science

SkepchickCon Auctions: Misandry Hat and Custom Deb Goddard Voicemail

Originally posted on Skepchick. We are back with more donated items to auction for SkepchickCon fundraising. All proceeds go toward supplies and informational materials for science and art education and outreach as well as travel expenses for the experts we're bringing to the con. SkepchickCon is the science and skepticism track at CONvergence, a sci-fi/fantasy

Chicago, IL: Skepticamp

The Chicago Skeptics are pleased to announce that they will be hosting their third Skepticamp on April 5, 2014. Held at the Irish American Heritage Center, located at 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL 60630. Doors will open at 10:30 am and will run from 11 am to 6 pm. Skepticamps are informal gatherings that

EVENT: Comet ISON Live Video Chat

On Novemeber 28th, aka Thanksgiving, the comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) will pass the surface of the Sun. No one is quite sure what will happen... nothing, breaking apart, love at first site? You can join Phil Platt of Bad Astronomy and NASA scientists live via Google Hangout during ISON's journey towards the sun. The event

Hey, look up in the sky!!

Apparently it's a busy week if you're into gazing up at the sky. Over at the National Geographic site, Andrew Fazekas and his Starstruck blog have the info all laid out for us. From North Taurids Peak, the Moon and Uranus, Venus and M22, Comet ISON is getting closer, the full Moon in Taurus, to

MN: Minnesotans Unified for Healthy Air

On November 6, from 6:30-8:00 State Representative Keith Ellison (MN-D) will be speaking, along with Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger from the MN Department of Health, Will Steger, Polar Explorer, Mohamed Idris from ARAHA and Karen Monahan from the Sierra Club on the importance of protecting the environment. (spoiler alert.. it's the only one we have)

MN: Check out your local university

Are you sitting around, bored, wondering what to do? Have you checked with your local university? Here in Minneapolis at the University of Minnesota's Institute for Astrophysics they have a public viewing night. Friday nights, starting September 13, from 8:00-9:30 pm you get a short presentation (When I went they discussed citizen science opportunities) and