REPORTS AND ARTICLES
 
We have consistently documented best practices and outcomes of Chandra's Communications & Public Engagement program and its activities and projects in journal articles in peer-reviewed publications such as the journals Science Communication, and Communicating Astronomy with the Public. 

 
For detailed project information and evaluation results, see also the reports pages for:
Journal Articles 

Arcand, K.K., Watzke, M., "Here, There & Everywhere: Science Through Metaphor, Near and Far" Communicating Astronomy with the Public Journal, issue 15, July 2014.

Smith, L.S., Arcand K.K, Smith, J.K, Smith, R.K, Bookbinder, J., Watzke, M. "Examining Perceptions Of Astronomy Images Across Mobile Platforms" Science Communication Journal. March 2014.
http://jcom.sissa.it/archive/13/issue-02-2014/examining-perceptions-of-astronomy-images-across-mobile-platforms

Arcand, K.K., Watzke, M., Rector, T. Levay, Z.G., DePasquale, J., Smarr, O. "Processing Color in Astronomical Imagery," Studies in Media and Communication, December 2013.

Arcand, K.K. "Accessible Science," "Bringing Science to the Masses." International Innovation. July 2013. http://www.research-europe.com/magazine/REGIONAL/NA14/index.html (high res PDF)

Arcand, K.K., Watzke, M., "From Earth to the Solar System: A Case Study for Public Science Events," Communicating Astronomy with the Public Journal, issue 13, April 2013 http://www.capjournal.org/issues/13/13_20.php

Arcand, K.K., Watzke, M., "Creating Public Science with the From Earth to the Universe Project," Science Communication. September 2011; 33 (3) http://scx.sagepub.com/content/33/3/398.abstract.

Arcand, K.K., Watzke, M., Smith, L, Smith, J.K "Surveying Aesthetics & Astronomy: A project exploring the public's perception of astronomy images and the science within," Communicating Astronomy with the Public. Issue 10 December 2010. http://www.capjournal.org/issues/10/10_13.php

Smith, L.S., Smith, J.K, Arcand K.K, Smith, R.K, Bookbinder, J., Keach, K. "Aesthetics and Astronomy: Studying the public’s perception and understanding of imagery from space," Science Communication Journal. August 2010. http://scx.sagepub.com/content/early/2010/07/01/1075547010379579.abstract?rss=1

Arcand, K.K, Watzke, M., "Bringing the Universe to the Street: A Preliminary Look at Informal Learning Implications for a Large-Scale Non-traditional Science Outreach Project," JCOM Journal of Science Communication. Vol 09, Issue 02, June 2010. http://jcom.sissa.it/archive/09/02/Jcom0902%282010%29A01/

Arcand, K.K., Watzke, M., De Pree, C., "Exploring the Invisible Universe: A Tactile and Braille Exhibit of Astronomical Images," Communicating Astronomy with the Public. Issue 8, pp 15-17, June 2010. http://www.capjournal.org/issues/08/08_15.php

Arcand, K.K, Watzke, M, "On the Journey From Earth to the Universe," Communicating Astronomy with the Public Journal. pp10-13, November 2009. http://www.capjournal.org/issues/07/07_10.php

Young, D. "Ice Core Records – From Volcanoes To Supernovas; & "Pulsating Variable Stars and the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram," The Earth Scientist, Volume XXVIII, Issue 1, Spring 2012. http://www.nestanet.org/cms/sites/default/files/journal/Spring12.pdf

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Conference Proceedings 

Arcand, K.K., Watzke, M., Fletcher, J., Scalice, D. ""From Earth to the Solar System": Public Science Exhibitions for NASA’s Year of the Solar System," Astronomical Society of the Pacific "Connecting People to Science" Vol. 457, 2012. http://www.aspbooks.org/a/volumes/article_details/?paper_id=34184

Slane, P., Slane, R., Arcand, K.K., Lestition, K., Watzke, M. "STOP for Science! - A School-Wide Science Enrichment Program," Astronomical Society of the Pacific “Connecting People to Science” Vol. 457 2012. http://www.aspbooks.org/a/volumes/article_details/?paper_id=34229

Arcand, K. K.; Watzke, M.; Smith, L. F.; Smith, J. K. "The Aesthetics of Astronomy: Exploring the Public's Perception of Astronomy Images and the Science Within," Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XX (ADASSXX) Evans,, I.N, Accomazzi, A., Mink, D.J. & Rots, A.H. (eds). Vol 442, p179-187. 2011. http://aspbooks.org/a/volumes/article_details/?paper_id=32882

Arcand, K.K., Lestition, K., Watzke, M., Steel, S, De Pree, C. "The Invisible Universe: A Tactile and Braille Exhibit of Astronomical Images," American Astronomical Society. 2010.

Watzke, M, Arcand, K.K, "From Earth to the Universe": IYA2009 Cornerstone project, XXVIIth IAU General Assembly conf. proceedings. 2009.

Arcand K.K, Smith, L, Smith, J.K, Holterman Ten Hove, K. Watzke, M, Smith, R.K. "Aesthetics and Astronomy," Astronomical Society of the Pacific conf. proceedings. 2009.

Watzke, M, Arcand, K.K, ""From Earth to the Universe": A Worldwide Exhibition of Astronomical Images," Astronomical Society of the Pacific conf. proceedings. 2009.

Smith, L, Smith, J.K, Arcand K.K, Smith, R.K, Holterman Ten Hove, K. "Aesthetics and Astronomy: How Experts and Novices Perceive Astronomical Images," American Psychological Association conf. proceedings. 2009.

Watzke, M, Arcand, K.K, "An Overview of "From Earth to the Universe" in the International Year of Astronomy 2009," Astronomy Society of the Pacific. 2008

Evans, G. Christensen, L.L., Arcand K.K. & Watzke, M., "Taking the Public From Earth to the Universe," UK NAM 2008

Evans, G. Christensen, L.L., Arcand K.K. & Watzke, M., "From Earth to the Universe - the Liverpool Prototype Exhibition," JENAM 2008

Arcand, K.K, Watzke, M, & Christensen L.L, "From Earth to the Universe: Image Exhibitions in the International Year of Astronomy 2009." Communicating Astronomy with the Public. 2008

Arcand, K.K, Watzke, M, "Maximising the Mileage from the Chandra Podcasts." Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007. 2007

Watzke. M. Arcand, K.K, et al., "From Athens to Around the World: Taking the Cap2007 Image Exhibit to IYA2009," Proceedings from Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007.

Arcand, K.K, Watzke, M, Christensen L.L, Zoulias, M, "The Universe from Earth: A Cornerstone for the IYA2009," Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007. 2007

Lestition, K, Arcand, K.K, Edmonds, P, Watzke, M, "Opportunities for Scientist Participation in Chandra Education and Public Outreach," American Astronomical Society. 2007.

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Other 

Watzke, M., Arcand, K.K., "The Universe Brought Down to the Streets: The "From Earth to the Universe" Project," Mercury magazine. Volume 39 #1. Spring 2010. (excerpt: http://www.astrosociety.org/pubs/mercury/39_02/watzke.html)

Arcand, K.K., Watzke, M., "Connecting with our Universe: From Earth to the Universe." Spark: The AAS Education Newsletter, American Astronomical Society. 2010.

Arcand, K.K, Watzke, M, "Bringing the Universe Down to Earth." Sky & Telescope's Beautiful Universe 2009.

Watzke, M, Arcand, K.K, "From Earth to the Universe: Bringing the beauty and science of astronomical images to the World," Mercury magazine. 2008.

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Presentations (slides) 

Arcand, K.K., Edmonds, P., Lestition, K. Chandra X-ray Observatory Public Communications and Engagement (PDF)

Arcand, K.K., "Public Science: Astronomy in Everyday Situations"

Arcand, K.K., "Here, There, Everywhere"

Arcand, K.K., "How to color the Universe"

Arcand, K.K., "Spanning the Spectrum with Public Science"

Arcand, K.K. and Watzke M, "Public Science: From Earth to the Solar System"

Arcand, K.K. "Evaluation Methodologies"

Arcand, K.K. "Public Science: Taking Astronomy to the People"

Arcand, K.K. "Distributed curation and global to local methodology"

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