Full details are at http://www.irishastrosoc.org/.
seeks help from all those involved in astronomy and especially those who are responsible for making information available via the web. So, if any member is already involved in providing such content or knows
of a member at their local astronomical society who does, perhaps they could advise Pamela?
"Portal to the Universe
The International Year of Astronomy Cornerstone Project "Portal to the Universe" (PTTU) seeks information on all RSS based astronomy content feeds (Blogs / Podcasts / Vodcasts / etc) and embeddable widgets.
The Portal to the Universe seeks to become a one stop shop for finding online astronomy content, including news, blogs, pod/vodcasts, image feeds, and astronomy related widgets. We will not be creating content - we will be showcasing content from the community. Details on the Portal to the Universe can be found here: http://www.astronomy2009.org/cornerstone-projects-mainmenu-80/the-portal-to-the
We are set to go into beta on December 1, 2008, and to make that launch a success we are working to index all blogs pod/vodcasts, image feeds and other new media content. If you are a new media content
provider and would like your content included in the beta release of PTTU, can you please contact Dr. Pamela L. Gay at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following:
To appear on PTTU -
The byline is:
Tagline (1-sentence description is):
This site is [Clean] [Explicit] [Somewhere in between]
For office use only -
The correct contact person is:
The correct contact email is:"
We will also be building a yellow pages of astronomy, including all astronomy community participants, from machinists building mounts to artists creating space related jewellery and all the observatories, vendors, and science centers in between. If you would like to be notified when online forms are available to sign up to be in the directory, please also email email@example.com."
Roger Pickard, President".
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