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Contest: 2nd Annual Halloween Costume Contest Results

  • By admin
  • November 19, 2012
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Thank you so much for your entries for our space/science Halloween costume contest! We were really sorry to not be able to take entries from kids this time, but we hope we’ll be able to get the legalities sorted out for next year! Without further ado, here are our winners! … Continue Reading →


Astrophysical Activity Revisited

Astrophysical Activity Revisited

  • By Sara Mitchell
  • October 31, 2012
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It’s Halloween, and the Blueshift team wants to keep you in the holiday spirit – but with an astronomical twist. We’re running a costume contest, we posted a gallery of spooky astronomy, and now we want to share a blast from the past! We made this video three years ago, … Continue Reading →


Spooky Astronomy

Spooky Astronomy, part 3

Another Halloween is upon us again and that means it’s time for some more… [spooky voice] Haunted Astronomical Imagery! But first I wanted to do a quick plug for our 2nd Annual Halloween Science Costume Contest!. Check out this blog for details on how to enter! Now, back to our … Continue Reading →


Costume Contest

Contest: Our 2nd Annual Halloween Costume Contest

  • By admin
  • October 19, 2012
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Last year’s winner: Yuruany Arrieta as the Hubble Space Telescope That’s right, it’s back by popular demand! Send us a photo of your space, astronomy, physics, or science-based costume! We’ll choose our three favorites and award a NASA prize pack to the winners! Submit your photo to: blueshift @ bigbang … Continue Reading →


Costume Contest

Contest: Halloween Costume Contest Results

Thanks to everyone that entered our Halloween science costume contest – we were thrilled with the response! Here are our top three winners, who will each be receiving a prize pack of NASA goodies! Yuruany Arrieta as the Hubble Space Telescope:


Spooky Astronomy

Spooky Astronomy, part 2

Another Halloween is upon us and that means it’s time for some… [spooky voice] Haunted Astronomical Imagery! Consider, if you will, the Helix Nebula… Credit: NASA, NOAO, ESA, the Hubble Helix Nebula Team, M. Meixner (STScI), and T.A. Rector (NRAO) ….which hides a zombie at its core, visible when the … Continue Reading →


Costume Contest

Contest: Halloween Costume Contest

NASA Blueshift is having a costume contest this year! That’s right – we were so inspired The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon dressing up as the Doppler Effect that we want to see your best geeky science costume! Send us a photo of your space, astronomy, physics, or science-based costume! We’ll … Continue Reading →


Spooky Astronomy

Spooky Astronomy

Sometimes clouds and dust can take on recognizable shape – like, a horse’s head. But astronomical imagery can be more…well…sinister in appearance. Which makes these perfect for Halloween! Thanks to our friend @NASAUniverseEDU for compiling these. Credit:A. Fabian (IoA Cambridge) et al., NASA This screaming skull above is actually a … Continue Reading →


Astrophysical Activity Revisited

Tricks and Treats!

A year ago, we were moving out of our old offices in Building 2 here at NASA Goddard and decided to look into the rich history of that building. Things didn’t go quite as we expected:


Astrophysical Activity

Podcast: Astrophysical Activity: The Building 2 Chronicle

  • By Maggie Masetti
  • October 30, 2009
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Welcome to a special Halloween episode of Blueshift! It’s a time of transition here at Goddard Space Flight Center – a new Exploration Sciences Building has just been completed and the Blueshift team is on the move. For the past 50 years, Goddard’s Building 2 has been the home of … Continue Reading →


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