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Astronomy Education Review

28 Jan 2010
Thomas A. Hockey, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Northern Iowa, was named Editor-in-Chief of Astronomy Education Review. He formally assumed this role on January 1, 2010, but he has been working with the...

Distinguished Astronomers Elected as AAAS Fellows

Eleven members of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), including its Executive Officer, Kevin B. Marvel, have been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science....

AAS Supports the Teaching of Evolution

American Astronomical Society Supports the Teaching of Evolution in United States Science Classes and states that "Intelligent Design” is non-Scientific and should not be Taught to the Nation’s Children.

Cuts To NASA Science Funding

The American Astronomical Society released a statement today (included in whole below and available at the AAS website decrying the recently announced cuts to NASA astrophysics funding.

Servicing Hubble Important For Astronomy

Today the American Astronomical Society, the major professional organization for professional astronomy and space science researchers in the United States, released a policy statement on the servicing of the Hubble Space...