Policy Blog

The AAS Public Policy team uses the Policy Blog to communicate with the membership about current events in the science policy world. Most policy blog posts are written by the John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow.

Last Week in Review: 22-26 July 2019

30 Jul 2019
Not every week has a policy event as big as the first steering committee meeting for the Astro2020 decadal survey, but there were many smaller events of note last week. Here’s a summary.

AAS Public Policy Team Available for Fall Colloquia

29 July 2019
Invite the AAS policy staff for a colloquium or more informal talk in your college or university department about science policy this fall semester. The AAS will share expenses with your department.

From Core Collapse to the Capitol

18 Jul 2019
Our new John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, Kelsie Krafton, is on the job in DC and looks forward to informing AAS members about changes in policy that affect the astronomical community.

Moon 2024?

23 May 2019
AAS President Megan Donahue and Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) Chair Linda Spilker offer a message to members on the Trump Administration’s proposal to return astronauts to the Moon by 2024.