The Intergalactic Travel Bureau once again opened up shop on August 14, 2014 at 266 W. 37th Street in New York City. Hosted in a gallery space owned by chashama, an organization that gives artists space to create, we helped hundreds of visitors envision their dream getaway to the... read more
Olivia Koski brought the Intergalactic Travel Bureau - first launched at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich in 2011 - to a disused shopfront in Manhattan this summer. She tells us about the lows, but mostly the highs, of selling trips to outer-space to gruff New... read more
The Intergalactic Travel Bureau premiered last October at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich as part of the Astronomers' Ball - check out the sweet review in Culture Lab. This June it made its first international appearance at the FIGMENT Festival. Our girl in New... read more
Come find us at our Intergalactic Travel Bureau at Stargazing LIVE, hosted by the BBC in Charlton Park in Greenwich, London, this Tuesday January 16, 2012.
Read more about what our friendly agents will have in store for you in this New Scientist write-up of the last time our bureau was open for business, at the Royal Astronomers' Ball in October.
The first message bashed out on our vintage Underwood typewriter, pinned to the sparkly silver message board, set the tone: “Beware of bears. Send food and supplies. Xo”
Most that followed struck the same chord.
“We are here and we are having fun. Come and join us, come and join us,... read more
To celebrate London Science Festival the Royal Observatory Greenwich presents an evening of astronomy, dancing and music on the Prime Meridian of the world with the Astronomer's Ball.
Mingle with some of Europe’s top stargazers and find out about astronomy's past, present and future with... read more
Whenever I tell people about our audio tours of the universe (which we hosted at Camden's Roundhouse this past Sunday as part of the Turning Point festival, and back in June at the Stoke Newington International Airport) they almost always say: "But isn't space silent?"
Not if we... read more
A guest post by cosmologist Andrew Pontzen, on his experience with us at the Green Man festival in Wales.
I’d like to begin by thanking a cafe in Cambridge. It lends, free of charge, umbrellas to its patrons. Not just any umbrellas: these are the kind of ten-feet-wide... read more
The sublime Brecon Beacons beckon. Catch us August 20 to 22 in Einstein's Garden.
Sounds of the Universe: Lewis Dartnell & Andrew Pontzen
Walks: Friday 1330 & 1630, Saturday 1100, 1400 & 1715, Sunday 1300 & 1545
Talks: Friday 1630 w/ Andrew & Sat 1330 w/ Lewis, Yurt... read more