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Pamela L. Gay

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Date of Birth December 12, 1973
Place of Birth California, United States
Age 47 years, 6 months, 20 days
Horoscope Aquarius

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Pamela L. Gay net worth, birthday, age, height, weight, wiki, fact 2020-21! In this article, we will discover how old is Pamela? Who is Pamela L. Gay dating now & how much money does Pamela L. Gay have?

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Full NamePamela L. Gay
Other NameGay, Pamela
Occupation Astronomer
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Pamela L. Gay Biography

Gay’s work on Exploring the Motivations of Citizen Science Volunteers examined the Zooniverse project, which developed from the Galaxy Zoo initiative, which started in 2007. Researchers citing this study concluded that “[p]ublic response was extremely positive,” garnering over 60 million classifications.

Pamela L. Gay is a famous Astronomer, who was born on December 12, 1973 in United States. Pamela L. Gay (born December 12, 1973) is an American woman astronomer, educator, podcaster, and writer, best known for her work in astronomical podcasting and citizen science astronomy projects. She is a Senior Education and Communication Specialist and Senior Scientist for the Planetary Science Institute. Her research interests include analysis of astronomy data, as well as examination of the impact of citizen science initiatives. Gay has also appeared as herself in various television documentary series.

According to Astrologers, Pamela zodiac sign is Aquarius Gay co-hosts the Astronomy Cast podcast, an educational program which debuted in September 2006, with Fraser Cain. The show covers a variety of topics, including the solar system, cosmology, black holes, and misconceptions about astronomy, and attempts to share “not only what we know, but how we know what we know,” according to Cain.

Gay was born in California and later moved to Westford, Massachusetts where she attended Westford Academy. Gay received a BS degree in Astrophysics from Michigan State University in 1996 and a PhD in Astronomy from the University of Texas, Austin, in 2002. She is a Senior Education and Communication Specialist and Senior Scientist for the Planetary Science Institute. Previously, Gay was the Director of Technology and Citizen Science for the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, and prior to that, an assistant research professor in the STEM center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Gay was on the Council (Board of Directors) for the American Association of Variable Star Observers, as well as its Educational Committee Chair.

In 2008, Gay initiated brainstorming via e-mail on possible “new media” programs for 2009, the International Year of Astronomy (IYA). The discussion included Michael Koppelman from Slacker Astronomy, Phil Plait of Bad Astronomy, and others involved in the IYA, and resulted in the 365 Days Of Astronomy podcast. The podcast was to publish one episode per day over the entire year of 2009 and was originally planned to only run for that year. One of the cornerstones of the IYA was to make astronomy affordable and accessible to everyone in America. To do this 50-power telescopes called Galileoscopes were available for purchase online for only $10 each. “You can actually see the rings of Saturn,” exclaims Gay. She was also involved in the New Media Task Group, “We need to communicate all these ideas and get people who don’t want to go outside involved online,” says Gay.

Pamela L. Gay Net Worth

Pamela is one of the richest Astronomer. Pamela is listed on Richest Astronomer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Pamela L. Gay net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Pamela L. Gay Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth$1.5 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of WealthAstronomer
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HouseLiving in own house.
Gay was one of the cofounders of Slacker Astronomy, and was an “on air” personality for the show from February 2005 until the end of its first iteration in September 2006.

Gay has been an astronomy speaker at DragonCon in Atlanta, Georgia in 2012 and 2013, where she presented on multiverses, as well as on the “Limits of Skepticism” as part of a panel discussion with Margaret Downey, Tim Farley, Debbie Goddard, D.J. Grothe, and Massimo Pigliucci.

Gay also participates in scientific skepticism outreach. In 2011, she was a speaker at The Amaz!ng Meeting (TAM) in Las Vegas, Nevada and participated in a panel alongside Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and others entitled “Our Future in Space,” which discussed and debated the role of humans and technology in upcoming space exploration.

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Since 2009, Gay has been a judge for the Parsec Awards, a set of annual awards created to recognize excellence in science fiction podcasts and podcast novels.

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Pamela Ranked on the list of most popular Astronomer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Born in California, Gay has stated that one early source of inspiration came while living in California was “getting to see contrails of the space shuttle as it came to land at Edwards Air Force Base,” as well as watching television images from the Voyager missions passing Jupiter in 1979 at age five.

Gay was co-chair of the United States new media efforts with regard to the International Year of Astronomy, 2009.

At TAM 2012, Gay was a main program speaker, in which she advocated for positive action at the level of the individual to effect solutions to discrimination issues and to seize opportunities to promote scientific collaboration. Gay has also written about her experience regarding gender bias in the field of science and academia.

Gay takes part in astronomy popularization activities and advocates collaboration “to create a community of science within the public.” She is a regular astronomy participant in the Virtual Star Party, a weekly video cast featuring professional and amateur astronomers, which was featured in a documentary by Google released at the company’s I/O keynote address in San Francisco in June 2012.

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