Coles Joins Education Committee of American Astronomical Society

Posted on 10/13/2010 5:00:46 PM

Dr. Ken Coles, Department of Geoscience, has recently joined astronomers and professionals from the American Astronomical Society (AAS) to lead a newly organized outreach and education program.

The Division of Planetary Sciences of the AAS has organized a new effort in education and public outreach. Activities will include providing resources for astronomers visiting school classrooms, developing a clearinghouse of information on graduate education in astronomy, and coordinating activities to support the NASA Year of the Solar System program.