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Katie  Kapp

Katie Kapp

Graduate Student, Vanderbilt University

I am a third year chemistry graduate student at Vanderbilt University and a trainee in the Vanderbilt Chemistry-Biology Interface...

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Science Communication in Virtual Worlds

May 22, 2020

by Sasha Kaurov

Many museums and planetariums are struggling under current social distancing policies and will likely continue to be affected for months, if not years. Thus, it might be the time for experiments with engaging audiences by other means. In this post I will discuss how the initiative I started with OmniScope, an organization to explore novel media for science communication, is testing virtual worlds as a tool for bringing the immersive and interactive experiences online to reach audiences around the...

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