1 Minute of Astronomy
A series of 13 episodes produced for television. In each of the one minute episodes, a Portuguese celebrity explains a concept of astronomy, such as Black Holes, Dark Matter, Eclipses, and Comets. The series 1 Minute of Astronomy was aired daily, several times a day, on the Portuguese Public National Television (RTP), on its several channels, during November 2009.
A website was created to accompany the TV series, where the episodes can also be viewed. 13 Portuguese professional astronomers joined in by writing a popular astronomy articles about each of the themes of the TV episodes, allowing the public to find more information about the scientific topics discussed in the episodes.
- Client: Portuguese International Year of Astronomy 2009 National Node. Sponsored by the Portuguese Governmental Funding Agency for Science and Technology.
- Date: Production between March and October 2009, aired in November 2009.