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Carnival of Space #575

Carnival of Space #575

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by me, Susie Murph, over at Universe Today at this link, but this week I’ve also listed all the stories below, in honor of the IAU! The Atlantic An Asteroid named Aretha Universe Today: The Sun is Actually One of the Most Difficult Places to Reach in the […]

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The Astronomical Society of the Pacific Announces Its 2018 Award Recipients for Astronomy Research and Education

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific Announces Its 2018 Award Recipients for Astronomy Research and Education

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), one of the oldest, innovative, and respected organizations in the U.S. dedicated to increasing the understanding and teaching of astronomy, is proud to announce the recipients of its 2018 awards for excellence in astronomy research and education. The awards will be formally presented at the ASP Awards Gala […]

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Dennis Schatz, NSTA President-Elect 2018-2019 (Photo: Business Wire)

Former ASP President Selected as the National Science Teachers Association’s 2018-2019 President-Elect

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) has just announced that Dennis Schatz, senior advisor at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, Washington and field editor for NSTA’s Connected Science Learning, began his one-year term as president-elect of NSTA on June 1, 2018. He will assume the office of president on June 1, 2019. “With a […]

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Register Now to Attend ASP2018 in Sonoma

ASP2018: Advancing Astronomy for All is a broad science education and outreach conference featuring workshops, panels, oral sessions, poster sessions, addressing a wide range of professional work, research, and evaluation in education, communication, and diversity in science. Click here to see the full Conference Schedule. Registration includes an opening reception and dinner. We encourage arriving […]

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This Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter composite image shows the Moon as it will appear on the night of Oct. 28 - International Observe the Moon Night. Credit: NASA LRO

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017!

Saturday, October 28, 2017, is International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. InOMN is sponsored by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), and the Lunar and Planetary […]

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