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FameLab Astrobiology

Short Description:

Calling All Early Career Scientists! Passionate About Science? Love To Communicate?

You are wholeheartedly invited to participate in FameLab: Exploring Earth and Beyond!

FameLab is something like American Idol for scientists... Sponsored by NASA and National Geographic, it's a fun-filled day of competition, coaching, and camaraderie that's all about science communication!
At regional heats held across the US over the next 18 months-starting with the AGU Fall meeting in December-early career scientists craft a 3-minute, powerpoint-free talk on their research and deliver it in a supportive environment to judges who give only constructive feedback.
The heart of the whole thing is a workshop to help participants enrich their skills. So unlike American Idol, everyone wins!

Even if you're not planning to attend AGU, you're welcome to 
participate...we'll also be announcing future competitions as they emerge in the coming months. 

Register or sign up for our mailing list to stay in the loop (see link).

Contact Daniella Scalice of the NASA Astrobiology Program if you have any questions at


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First Name:Renee
Last Name:Frappier
Institution:UC Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory