Our sixth annual AAS Astronomy Ambassadors workshop on effective outreach for early-career scientists will be held at the 231st AAS meeting in Washington, DC, in January. Applications are due by 19 October 2017.
Public Outreach Tag Definition: Relates to Public Outreach and the AAS mission to communicate and explain our understanding of the universe to the public.
The AAS Astronomy Ambassadors program will conducts a two-day workshop on effective approaches to public outreach at the 231st AAS meeting in National Harbor, Maryland, 7-8 January 2018. Participants will benefit from ongoing support and discussion following the workshop through a web-based community. Application deadline: 19 October 2017.
Astronomers Without Borders is collecting eclipse-viewing glasses from across the US to send to schools in South America and Asia for use during solar eclipses that cross those continents in 2019.
In response to alarming reports of potentially unsafe eclipse viewers flooding the market as the coast-to-coast solar eclipse of August 21st draws near, the American Astronomical Society (AAS) has revised some of its safety advice.
If you plan to photograph the August 21st total solar eclipse or know others who plan to do so, please join and/or promote the Eclipse Megamovie citizen science project.
From 24 to 28 March 2018, Japan's brand new Fukuoka City Science Museum will host the world's largest conference on astronomy communication.
If your institution is not already involved in this free public stargazing event scheduled for Friday, 2 June 2017, near the Washington Monument, there's still time to join the fun.
Join NASA in its efforts to engage the public about the 21 August 2017 total solar eclipse by volunteering as a subject matter expert.
Thirty-one outreach projects in 21 states are receiving mini-grants up to $5,000 to prepare underserved groups in the US for the 21 August 2017 solar eclipse.
Thirty-one outreach projects in 21 states are receiving mini-grants up to $5,000 from the AAS to prepare the public for this year’s most anticipated celestial spectacle: the first total eclipse of the Sun to touch the US mainland since 1979 and the first to span the continent since 1918.
Public libraries across the US will receive free solar-eclipse glasses and information packets, but they'll need help from local astronomers to make the best use of them.
Eclipse.aas.org will help prepare the country for the 21 August 2017 total eclipse of the Sun, and our small-grants program will fund activities aimed at engaging the public with the eclipse.
Join us at the 229th AAS meeting in Texas to learn what others are doing in anticipation of next August's coast-to-coast solar eclipse and to share information about your own plans with your peers.
We still have a few spaces left in our AAS 229 workshop on effective outreach for early-career scientists, and AGU is offering a communication workshop for space scientists at all levels in Washington, DC, on 31 October.
Our fifth annual AAS Astronomy Ambassadors workshop on effective outreach for early-career scientists will be held at the 229th AAS meeting in Grapevine, Texas, in January. Applications are due by 17 October 2016.
The AAS Astronomy Ambassadors program will conducts a two-day workshop on effective approaches to public outreach at the 229th AAS meeting in Grapevine, Florida, 2-3 January 2017. Participants will benefit from ongoing support and discussion following the workshop through a web-based community. Application deadline: 17 October 2016.
Since 1999 this series of popular lectures at Foothill College in Los Altos, California, has featured noted astronomers explaining the latest celestial discoveries and ideas in everyday language.
We're looking for DC-area members to represent the Society and share the excitement of physics and astronomy with kids of all ages at the USASEF, 14-17 April 2016, in the Washington Convention Center.
AAS member Stefan Kautsch shares an op-ed piece he recently published in several Florida newspapers to explain to the public why what astronomers do is important.
Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2016 will convene in Medellín, Colombia, next 16-20 May. Abstracts for oral presentations, posters, and workshops are now welcome. Deadline: 25 January 2016.