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Enhancing the Science Communication Capabilities of Disabled Writers – The Moon as a Catalyst

July 15, 2021 | Uncategorized

(ready to apply? We are looking for 12-20 people who: Identify as disabled in the broadest sense; i.e. chronic illness, use mobility aids, d/Deaf, mental illness (anxiety, depression, etc.), neurodiverse (autistic, ADHD, etc.), use service animals, etc. Use, or want to use, science in their writing in the broadest sense; such as – writing […]

TREX at the 2020 NASA Exploration Science Forum

November 13, 2020 | Conferences, Workshops

The TREX team had a strong showing at the virtual 2020 NASA Exploration Science Forum in July. Members Ryan Watkins, Darby Dyar, Tom Prettyman, Eldar Noe Dobrea, Deborah Domingue, Noah Petro, and Henry Hsieh gave talks. Faith Vilas, Deborah Domingue, Melissa Lane, Jian-Yang Li, and Sanlyn Buxner presented posters. See presentations

Impact Stories @ Boise State

March 25, 2020 | Outreach

Boise State University invited TREX’s Dr. JA Grier to visit January 2-4, 2002 as part of their “First Friday” Astronomy Lecture series.  Dr. Grier’s presentation was titled “The Stories of Impact Craters: How Scientists Learn to Tell Them” and was given to an audience of about 100 students and members of the general public.  To […]

Exploring the Moon from Orbit

January 17, 2020 | Outreach

On January 17, 2020, TREX’s Ryan Watkins spoke at the St Louis Astronomical Society meeting. In this 45 min presentation, Watkins focused on the big scientific discoveries from Apollo, and how we use LRO to evaluate potential future landing sites for human and robotic landed missions. According to Watkins: Apollo was one of, if not […]