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Nine ACEAP participants visited Chile to learn about NSF-funded, ground-based astronomy

Nine ACEAP participants visited Chile to learn about NSF-funded, ground-based astronomy

December 10, 2015 The anticipation is contagious. On this crisp, clear night in West Virginia only two types of sounds fill the air as a group of teachers and planetarium managers walk down the road to a 40-foot radio telescope: footsteps and loud, jubilant outbursts of "Can you see the star cluster Pleiades over there?" Those exclamations...

Applications being accepted for the 2016 Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program

Applications being accepted for the 2016 Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program

  If you have a love of astronomy, a thirst for travel, and a desire to share this passion with others apply now to become part of the 2016 Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP) cohort. This program, in its second year, will bring amateur astronomers, planetarium personnel, and astronomy educators of all levels to several...

Next Generation Very Large Array Workshop: 4 January 2016

Next Generation Very Large Array Workshop: 4 January 2016

Next Generation Very Large Array Workshop 2016 Monday, 4 January 2016, 09:00 - 17:00 EST AAS Meeting Venue: Gaylord Palms Convention Center, Sun B Kissimmee, Florida, USA Radio astronomy is playing a leading role in opening new discovery space, imaging the earliest phases of planet and star formation, studying the cool dust and gas that drive...