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March 9, 2023—Cosmic Picture Distribution has been awarded a $3 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for its upcoming project, Einstein’s Incredible Universe, a major media and outreach program designed to catalyze interest in space science and spark scientific curiosity in learners worldwide.
May 29, 2015—For a medium that is so strongly connected with education, there has been little formal research on the outputs and outcomes of watching giant screen films. Although formative and summative evaluations of the films are regularly incorporated into the development and production process, research on such issues as cognition, affect and behavior had not been systematically pursued. Mary Nucci reports on how GSCA is working with NSF, ASTC, CAISE and others to gather data about the giant screen format’s potential to educate, engage and entertain. Click here to read her blog post on informalscience.org.