Using Urban Astronomy to Start Community Conversations

By Isaac Lief on September 11, 2016

In June of this year, I headed out to the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant (known as Bed-Stuy) as a member of NYC #popscope. #popscope stands for “pop-up” telescope. We set up our telescopes in different neighborhoods and invite the public to check out the night sky. It’s about science, community, and public spaces…

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