Figures and Captions – EarthSky press release – March 19, 2015

Figure 1:  Founded in 1994, EarthSky presents science news stories, mainly in the areas of astronomy and Earth science.  Many photographers from around the world submit their night sky and weather photos to EarthSky, which shares them via its website and social media pages.  Image credit: Predrag Agatonovic

Figure 1: Founded in 1994, EarthSky presents science news stories, mainly in the areas of astronomy and Earth science. Many photographers from around the world submit their night sky and weather photos to EarthSky, which shares them via its website and social media pages. Image credit: Predrag Agatonovic

Figure 2:  Over the past 20 years, the National Science Foundation and other sponsors supported EarthSky’s syndicated science radio shows in English and Spanish, and a science television series on Univision.  In this photo of the EarthSky team from 2012, founder Deborah Byrd is seated, in white, on the front row.  Image credit:  EarthSky.org

Figure 2: Over the past 20 years, the National Science Foundation and other sponsors supported EarthSky’s syndicated science radio shows in English and Spanish, and a science television series on Univision. In this photo of the EarthSky team from 2012, founder Deborah Byrd is seated, in white, on the front row. Image credit: EarthSky.org

Figure 3:  Beginning in 1991 and through 2013, the EarthSky universe was expanding.  But, by 2013, science education funds had become difficult to obtain, and EarthSky’s universe began to collapse again.  Image credit:  Mondolithic.com  (https://www.mondolithic.com/)

Figure 3: Beginning in 1991 and through 2013, the EarthSky universe was expanding. But, by 2013, science education funds had become difficult to obtain, and EarthSky’s universe began to collapse again. Image credit: Mondolithic.com (https://www.mondolithic.com/)

Figure 4:  EarthSky.org presents a different night sky chart for every night of the year at its popular Tonight area (https://earthsky.org/Tonight).  Image credit:  EarthSky.org

Figure 4: EarthSky.org presents a different night sky chart for every night of the year at its popular Tonight area (https://earthsky.org/Tonight). Image credit: EarthSky.org

EarthSky's executive director Deborah Byrd said,

Figure 5: EarthSky’s executive director Deborah Byrd said, “Please help today, and we’ll go back to doing what we do … staying tuned to the best in science and nature and presenting it all to you at EarthSky.org.” Image credit: EarthSky