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Molding Chandra's public face: twitter for data products and more
Author(s): Glenn Becker; Sherry Winkelman; Raffaele D'Abrusco
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Paper Abstract

For years following its 2006 debut, Twitter was rarely used as a medium for serious communication; however, today many scientific organizations are using the platform not only for public outreach, but for substantive communication scientist to scientist. Since the mission of the Chandra Data Archive is making data swiftly available in a variety of ways for astronomers and astrophysicists who want it, we have lately initiated the design of a Chandra Data Archive Twitter portal for the most current archive-related information { with a focus on highlighting data products which have been in the archive for many years, but have not attracted all the attention they deserve. This work is supported by NASA contract 8-03060.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 July 2018
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10704, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VII, 107042O (10 July 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2313846
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Glenn Becker, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Sherry Winkelman, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Raffaele D'Abrusco, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10704:
Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VII
Alison B. Peck; Robert L. Seaman; Chris R. Benn, Editor(s)

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