SPARK publishes original articles on astronomy education about or related to the education programs and activities of the American Astronomical Society and its members. Reading previous issues will give you an idea of the types of articles that appear in the Newsletter. Opinion pieces, reviews, letters to the editor, newsworthy items are all welcome, subject to the guidelines below.
All Posts by Crystal M. Tinch
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All AAS members may submit prize nominations and are encouraged to do so. With the exception of the student awards, prize nominations are due in the AAS Secretary's Office by 30 June each year.
Editor: Judith M. Johnson
Associate Editor: Crystal Tinch
AAS Executive Officer: Kevin B. Marvel
Associate Editor, Letters: Jeffrey Linsky, U. Colorado
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Lists all officers and councilors that have served since the AAS was founded in 1899.
AAS Electronic Announcement #128 -- August 2003
[Mailed from aas.org at 8:00am 7 AUGUST 2003]
- 2004 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
- TURN OFF YOUR CELL PHONE CONTEST
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- CONFERENCE ON COMMUNICATING ASTRONOMY TO THE PUBLIC
- FOUR YEARS OF CHANDRA OBSERVATIONS A TRIBUTE TO RICCARDO GIACCONI
- FCRAO 14 METER TELESCOPE PROPOSALS