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”If you talk to the press, people might offer you gold mines”

Popular science twitterer @AstroKatie, a.k.a. Katherine J Mack, gave an interview for the Economist and then received a request from a firm looking for a use for an exhausted goldmine–something may be just the right kind of environment for a astro physics lab!
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Combining science promotion & data collection

Each year, the Swedish organisation VA organises a public mass experiment—an activity that combines science promotion among school children with data collection. Hence, last fall 10 000 Swedish pupils documented the changes to the autum leaves of trees all over Sweden.

Media training in two minutes

What is the wise thing to do when a journalist knocks on the lab door and wants to write about your research? The answer is this: take a big breath, buy some time, gather your thoughts and then bid them welcome with the ambition to take command of the interview—in a curious and friendly way.
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Fighting the boredom, part 3: “Become a better scientific communicator by experiencing it.”

In this third part of his four part blog article, Leonidas Georgiou shows us some communicators who inspire him.