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Undergrads: Become a Solar Eclipse Ambassador

13 Apr 2022
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific will partner college students with amateur astronomers to prepare 500 communities for the American solar eclipses of 2023 and 2024. Register your interest by 30 April 2022.

NASA Astrophysics Division Town Hall: 3 May 2022

11 Apr 2022
NASA Astrophysics Division Director Dr. Paul Hertz will present an update on JWST, a report on the NASA Astrophysics budget request for FY2023, and a snapshot of the status of NASA’s plans for implementing the...

Foundations of Astronomical Data Science

8 Apr 2022
This new curriculum launched for astronomers to improve data-intensive skills and was developed through an American Institute of Physics (AIP) Venture Fund award to the AAS (via the Employment Committee), members of the...

Presidential Action Update on JWST Naming

6 Apr 2022
AAS President Paula Szkody and the Board of Trustees delivered letters of concern to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson regarding the naming process and name of JWST.

Smartphones in the Astronomy Classroom

1 Apr 2022
Can students' attachment to smartphones be redirected toward the astronomy classroom? Author Kevin Lee and his group formulated a plan to deliver educational materials on students’ personal devices.

Read the April 2022 Issue of Physics Today Now

1 Apr 2022
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today, published by the American Institute of Physics, as a membership benefit. The April issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.