Jim Manning, Executive Director of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, reflects on proposed changes to federal science-education programs and previews the ASP's upcoming annual meeting in San Jose, California.
We're inviting amateur astronomers and other interested members of the public to drop in to our 222nd meeting in Indianapolis. Weather permitting, we'll also hold a public star party with the Indiana Astronomical Society.
The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths.
The Spring 2013 edition of the newsletter (Number 77) of the IAU Commission on Education and Development is available at the Commission 46 website.
This program is administered by the National Solar Observatory (NSO), sponsored by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE), and is open to US graduate students in any discipline of astronomy or astrophysics who are US citizens or permanent r
5-6 January 2013, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST