All Posts by Richard Tresch Fienberg
A 20-minute film about the NSF-funded Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories will be available to watch on Space.com beginning 15 April.
NASA is soliciting potential partners interested in using the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy for scientific investigations or for other potential uses. Deadline: 1 May 2014.
Nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the US Senate, the National Science Foundation's new leader is an astronomer, a former university president, and a former NASA chief scientist.
Chambliss Student Sign-Up Form
The Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards are given to recognize exemplary research by undergraduates and graduate students who present posters at meetings of the AAS. Awardees are honored with a Chambliss medal or, in the case of honorable mention, a certificate.
Fifteen members of the AAS traveled to Washington, DC, 25-26 March to express to Congress the need for sustained and predictable federal funding of scientific research, which is critically important to American economic growth.
The American Astronomical Society's Executive Committee and Committee on Astronomy and Public Policy have issued a statement expressing concerns over President Obama’s “lackluster” support of science research and education as reflected in his proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.