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Subject: Last chance to submit comment to the National Research Council ad-hoc committee on the assessment of the strategic direction of NASA

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

 

AAS Action Alert 2011-02

[Corrected version 7 December 2011]

Restart Domestic Production of Plutonium-238 For Planetary Science

Bethany Johns
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
bjohns@aas.org

SUMMARY

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Subject: NOW is the time to contact Congress to support the astronomical sciences.

Debra Elmegreen, President, Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer, Jack Burns, AAS-CAPP Chair and Bethany Johns, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow

Support NASA and NSF FY2012 Federal Budget, Call Your Legislator

Action Requested

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Anita Krishnamurthi, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, anitak at aas.org

Summary

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Anita Krishnamurthi, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, anitak at aas.org

Summary:

AAS members in Northern Virginia are being informed about the potential closure of the David M. Brown Planetarium in Arlington County, VA.

The AAS Position Statement on the importance of planetariums can be viewed at the following link - http://aas.org/governance/resolutions.php#planetariums

Background:

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS Action Alert 2009-02
View Online: http://aas.org/publications/exploder_detail.php?ExploderID=22

*Contact your Texas school board member and urge them to preserve the scientific integrity of state education standards.*

Marcos Huerta, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, huerta at aas.org

John Huchra, President
J. Craig Wheeler, Past-President

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS Action Alert 2009-01
Marcos Huerta
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
huerta at aas.org
http://blog.aas.org

* Summary *

This Action Alert calls upon AAS members to call , FAX or write their members of Congress and Congressional Leadership and ask that they urge the House / Senate conference committee to support strong funding for basic research in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Subject - Call Your Member of Congress to Support Science

[Mailed from aas.org 15 September 2008]

AAS Action Alert 2008-02
View Online: http://www.aas.org/policy/notices/Action_Alert_2008_02.html

Marcos Huerta
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
huerta at aas.org

* Summary

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Marcos Huerta
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
huerta at aas.org

The Louisiana Senate has approved a bill that would allow teachers to teach unscientific views on evolution, global warming, and other scientific subjects. The Senate bill has to be reconciled with a similar but slightly more scientifically acceptable bill in Louisiana's House.

From the National Center for Science Education:
www.ncseweb.org/resources/news/2008/LA/396_louisiana_antievolution_bill_...


Louisiana antievolution bill passes Senate

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS Action Alert 2007-01

[Mailed from aas.org 21 May 2007]

Senate Amendment to Increase NASA Funding

L. Jeremy Richardson
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
richardsonlj at aas.org

SUMMARY

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

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