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So far Kai Staats has created 18 blog entries.

February 2017

“LIGO Detection”


Every day we read the headline news in which ‘Scientist claim …’ and ‘Scientist discover …’ and ‘Scientists report …’ But what does it mean to make an extraordinary claim? What goes on behind the scenes, long before the newspaper or journal article hit the street, before the web article goes live? In this, the [...]

“LIGO Detection”2023-08-14T23:14:10+00:00

January 2017

“Song of the Stars”


Over the Sun, LLC was in the fall of 2015 engaged by Dr. Paul Sutter, astrophysicist at The Ohio State University, and Artistic Director Cassia Cramer of the Seven Dance Company, to produce a feature film of the one-time live performance of Song of the Stars. In this original fusion of science and dance, you [...]

“Song of the Stars”2023-08-14T23:14:10+00:00

November 2016

Discovery Channel, Science Channel


Over the Sun's footage and b-roll generated for its first two films, "LIGO, A Passion for Understanding" and "LIGO Generations" has been licensed by the Morgan Freeman's, "Through the Wormhole" and by Discovery Channel, Canada. Additional licensees and users of this footage include The Boston Group, Toyama TV (Japan), Yap Films, Georgia Tech, MIT, Caltech-JPL, [...]

Discovery Channel, Science Channel2023-08-14T23:14:10+00:00

September 2016

The STEAM Factory


Over the Sun is proud to work with Dr. Paul Sutter, astrophysicist at The Ohio State University's CCAPP and Chief Scientist at Columbus' COSI for the development of a short film and hands-on science center exhibit. This project is funded by a grant from the STEAM Factory, a diverse and inclusive grass-roots network in the [...]

The STEAM Factory2023-08-14T23:14:10+00:00

April 2016

SALT Collateral Benefits Program


The SALT Collateral Benefits Programme (SCBP) was established during the construction of SALT (Southern African Large Telescope) as a means to utilise the knowledge, technology and other available resources within the SAAO and similar institutions in order to facilitate education enhancement, science communication, socio-economic development and public engagement and thereby contribute to the improvement of [...]

SALT Collateral Benefits Program2023-08-14T23:14:10+00:00