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Asteroid Awards

What are The Asteroid Awards?

The Asteroid Awards honor outstanding contributions in science communication, entertainment and education. The Asteroids recognize the impact of specialists working to further an informed future by reaching out to inspire new audiences with creativity, innovation, and the power of narrative.

The Outpost's Asteroid Awards highlight outstanding contributions in science communication, entertainment and education.

Help us recognize the impact of specialists working to further an informed future and inspiring new audiences with creativity, innovation, and the power of narrative.

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The Awards

Science Influencer of the Year
Recognizing excellence in reaching a broad audience and making STEM content exciting and mainstream. Includes a $1,000 cash award sponsored by Texas Tech College of Media & Communication.

Finalists:
Isaac Arthur
Kyle Hill
Fionnghuala O'Reilly
Tamara Robertson

Best Streaming Content
Recognizing excellence in podcasting and web video series that inspire and entertain. Includes a $1,000 cash award sponsored by Skeptoid Media.

Finalists:
Hip Hop Science
Kurzgesagt
The Skeptics Guide to the Universe

Award for Diversity and Inclusion in Scicomm
Recognizing excellence in ensuring that every child who dreams of a career in STEM has role models with whom they can identify. Includes a $1,000 cash award sponsored by Texas Tech College of Media & Communication.

Finalists:
AISES
Raven Baxter
Out in STEM

Best Science Fiction
Recognizing excellence in publications and authors working to expand the boundaries of science fiction. Includes a $1,000 cash award sponsored by Texas Tech College of Media & Communication.

Finalists:
Clarkesworld
Cory Doctorow
FIYAH Magazine

The award ceremony is on Saturday evening. Don't miss it!

 

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