The Athens Science Observer was born out of a love for science communication, a need to train others in the field, a desire to change culture, and the need for a creative outlet for scientists.
ASO is a graduate-student run organization that aims to foster a community of science communicators at the University of Georgia. ASO trains writers how to effectively communicate science and provides a platform to share their content. In doing so, ASO engages the public in STEM-related topics, aiming to bridge the gap between town and gown.
The following zines were developed by Max Barnhart and Simone Lim-Hing at the University of Georgia as part of a Plant BLOOME Grant.