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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.

Radio-Frequency Interference Funding Opportunity

28 Mar 2022
The National Science Foundation invites researchers to submit proposals for studies to mitigate radio-frequency interference challenges, as part of the Spectrum Innovation Initiative. Deadline is 20 June.

NASA Awards Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2022

25 Mar 2022
NASA has selected 24 new fellows for its prestigious NASA Hubble Fellowship Program. They will begin their programs in the fall at a US university or research center of their choosing.

NEOWISE 2022 Data Release Now Available

24 Mar 2022
The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) and IPAC announce the NEOWISE 2022 Data Release, which includes all data acquired during the eighth year of the NEOWISE Reactivation mission.

AAS SGMA Committee Openings

22 Mar 2022
The AAS Committee for Sexual-Orientation and Gender Minorities in Astronomy (SGMA) has several openings for members interested in promoting equality for sexual-orientation and gender minorities within our profession.