Tag archives for astronomy

fb Astronomers

Just a quick heads-up for those who don’t know yet: there is closed group “Astronomers” on facebook. It is by invitation only, ie some existing member must add any new member. You must have an fb account to be added. The group has about 4,000 members, most all professional astronomers from around the world. There…

FETTS: Got Pics?

From Earth to the Universe was a brilliant outreach project for the 2009 International Year of Astronomy, displaying online, and in real life, some of the best astronomical images around. Now we have the Year of the Solar System coming up, who knew, and more and better images are needed!

AAS: the Swag

The primary reason to go to the big annual society meetings is, of course

more invaluable science nuggets and pretty pictures

AAS: Bolden speaks

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden addressed a packed room filled with anxious astronomers at lunch today. It was interesting, both in what he said and in what was omitted.

liveblogging the AAS…