Reflections: Equinox in Australia

I am not the most avid social media poster. I don’t write as often as I should, preferring to curate and share the very cool things around the world that I think friends and colleagues would enjoy as I discover them. This post is an update on a recent trip. I hope you find it relevant whether you are in education or in a space related industry. Prior to 2022 I had never made it…

So Fun Scholarship 2024 [Look Back: Year 10]

In honor of our co-founder, I am pleased to announce the 2024 So Fun Scholarship will open on 21 June.  Last year we had applicants from 6 countries, with awardees across 3 age groups. The scholarship program is in memory of the inspirational work of education leader and co-founder of Magnitude.io, Tony Fun Tong So whose middle name was literally “Fun.” Three $500-awards will be granted this year. Awards will be given, one for each…

World Space Week with Magnitude.io – Day 2!

After 9 missions to space, Magnitude.io has engaged schools, science centers, libraries, and museums around the world. World Space Week is a wonderful opportunity for us to share and celebrate the amazing work of our partner organizations as co-create experiences not just today, but for the future that is just over the horizon. For Day #2, we’d like to share the interconnected partnerships established in New South Wales, Australia and the Greater Sydney Area.  …

Sunday is Monday.

Sunday is Monday. I’ve always appreciated the reverse commute. The zag over the zig. What are the days of the week, other than habit or ritual? So here I am, in a wonderful space that can hold many, alone in a serene landscape of reflection. Not without purpose, of course. Sunday in Berkeley is Monday in Sydney, and there are things to do. Today we announce a multi-year engagement with the Powerhouse Museum and the…