Cosmic Explorations: at the Intersection of Science, Space, Art, and Culture
The 11th Conference on the Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena

Conference Dates: September 20 - 23, 2022
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Conference Proceedings

The written proceedings of the conference will be published as a special issue of a scholarly, peer-reviewed, online journal, Culture and Cosmos,

There are no page charges, and the journal is open access, so that individual papers can be downloaded as pdf files. The Editors of this issue will be: Nick Campion, John Hatch, Chris Impey, and Valerie Shrimplin.

You can download the instructions for the authors, along with a paper template, from

The contributions should have a maximum length 4000 words not including footnotes or figures, and a maximum of 6 figures per paper. They should be sent by email to, with a cc to The timeline is as follows:

  • Submission deadline: February 1, 2023
  • Review comments due by April 1, 2023
  • Revised manuscripts due by June 1, 2023
  • Online publication: autumn (fall) 2023

Please direct any questions to the editors.