A Public Tour of Hanford LIGO

It is approaching midnight on September 13th, 2015 at the LIGO facilities at the Hanford Reservation. Scientists have recently finished the upgrades to LIGO, which has been dubbed Advanced LIGO, in the hunt for Gravitational Waves. Corey Gray, the lead…






NewSpace 2016 Conference

Recently the team at CosmosPNW had the honor of attending the NewSpace 2016 conference that took place in Seattle, from June 21st-23, 2016. Before delving into some of the insightful talks and awesome people at…


Fiat Physica: Helping Make Science Happen!

Have you ever wanted to be part of a crowdsourcing community to help further STEM education? Want to help educate those without the proper resources? Check out the site Fiat Physica! The first and only…


Astronomical events in July – 2016!

Here are some astronomical events for the month of July with a description of the date and what to expect to see. This is something that we might consider adding for the other months of…



What is Light Pollution?

Light Pollution is a man-made problem and can be defined as excessive and inappropriate artificial light, which has been shown to have many negative impacts on health, environment, and even economics. The video below, made…