All Posts by Richard Tresch Fienberg
The Golden Goose Award celebrates scientists whose federally funded research seemed odd or obscure but turned out to have a significant, positive impact on society. The latest recipients' work on game theory enabled the Federal Communications Commission to auction spectrum licenses.
Application to become an Astronomy Ambassador. This program supports early-career AAS members in improving their communication skills and provides access to resources and contacts for doing outreach to school children and the public. Application deadline for the workshop at the 46th DPS meeting: 18 August 2014.