Teaching astronomy through interactive visualizations

Scientific research is usually made available to the community through publications in renowned journals or presentations at conferences. The audience of these media is often the scientific community, which is used to a very technical language and static graphical representations and hence forces the authors to preserve this format. I wanted to communicate astronomy research in a different format, having the general audience in mind, avoiding jargon and adding interactivity. Since my field of expertise in grad school was astronomy, I decided to create Astrollytelling and use interactive visualizations to explain astronomy concepts.

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