This paper shortly describes the milestones in the development of science communication in Estonia. It identifies three key events in the emergence of modern science communication: (1) the publication of the popular science magazine Horisont in 1967; (2) the foundation of the science center AHHAA in 1997; and (3) the start of annual science communication conferences in 2008 which then helped to initiate a government-funded science communication program.  

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The emergence of modern science communication in Estonia

Arko Olesk   Tallinn University, Institute of Communication

This paper shortly describes the milestones in the development of science communication in Estonia. It identifies three key events in the emergence of modern science communication: (1) the publication of the popular science magazine Horisont in 1967; (2) the foundation of the science center AHHAA in 1997; and (3) the start of annual science communication conferences in 2008 which then helped to initiate a government-funded science communication program.  

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