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Southern Sources with EXES/SOFIA: A Community Chat

17 Mar 2021
The SOFIA Science Center is soliciting input from the astrophysics community to evaluate the potential scientific impact of southern observations with EXES in the next few years. Join the webinar on 30 March.

Arecibo Observatory Options Workshop

16 Mar 2021
The National Science Foundation is sponsoring a community workshop to explore novel ideas for future scientific, educational, and cultural activities at the Arecibo Observatory. The workshop will begin on 2 April.

Why (and How) Astronomers Should Teach Climate Change

16 Mar 2021
What can astronomers do about climate change? This post explains why astronomers are in an excellent position to teach climate change and provides resources to improve your teaching and knowledge of climate change.

AAS Member Receives Ben Barres Fellowship

8 Mar 2021
AAS member Eliot Halley Vrijmoet (Georgia State University) is among 11 recipients of professional-development fellowships from the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals.

Call for Proposals for the NASA IRTF

3 Mar 2021
The Infrared Telescope Facility is a 3-meter telescope optimized for infrared observations and located at the summit of Maunakea, Hawai‘i. Observing proposals for the 2021B semester are due by Thursday, 1 April.

Solar Eclipse Planning Workshop: T − 3 Years

2 Mar 2021
With the 8 April 2024 North American total solar eclipse just three years away, the AAS Solar Eclipse Task Force is organizing another workshop for local, state, and national planners, this time virtually, 9-10 April.

AAS CSMA Launches Micro-Grants Program

1 Mar 2021
The Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy's Micro-Grants Program aims to reduce the effects of financial scarcity on students who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color. Applications open on 1 April.