2020 Asteroid Awards

FIYAH Magazine is among the inaugural winners of the Asteroid Awards, announced October 24 at Outpost 2020, a new virtual popular science and entertainment convention hosted by Skeptoid Media and title sponsor Texas Tech.

The Asteroid Awards recognize “the impact of entertainers, educators and scientists working to further an informed future by inspiring audiences with innovation and the power of narrative.” Each winner receives a cash prize.

Best Science Fiction

Recognizing excellence in publications and authors working to expand the boundaries of science fiction. Includes a $1,000 cash award sponsored by Texas Tech College of Media & Communication.

Science Influencer of the Year

Recognizing excellence in reaching a broad audience and making STEM content exciting and mainstream. Includes a $1,000 cash award sponsored by Texas Tech College of Media & Communication.

Best Streaming Content

Recognizing excellence in podcasting and web video series that inspire and entertain. Includes a $1,000 cash award sponsored by Skeptoid Media.

Award for Diversity and Inclusion in Scicomm

Recognizing excellence in ensuring that every child who dreams of a career in STEM has role models with whom they can identify. Includes a $1,000 cash award sponsored by Texas Tech College of Media & Communication.

1 thought on “2020 Asteroid Awards

  1. Kyle Hill is/was host of an entertaining TV show Because Science that examined the science (or attempted to) behind many of the popular TV/movies/comics SF and fantasy tropes. Always amusing, frequently informative. And I remain in awe of his ability to write backwards. With both hands!

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