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ISSUE 13 - April 2013

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From Earth to the Solar System: A Case Study for Public Science Events (pages 20 - 23)
Kimberly Kowal Arcand, Megan Watzke

Key Words
Astronomy, Outreach, Public science, Accessibility


The term “public science” is proposed to describe science outreach events and activities that are conducted in public spaces. In this article, the photography exhibition “From Earth to the Solar System” (FETTSS) is outlined as a case study to evaluate the impact and the types of audiences reached by public science programmes.