The Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon) is happening now through April 28 at the Mesa Convention Center in Mesa, Arizona. The theme this year is “Diverse Life and its Detection on Different Worlds.” Can’t be there in person? Select sessions are being livestreamed.
A recent American Geophysical Union Plainspoken Scientist blog entry discusses the power of art in science education.
The United States Geological Survey has an education handout listing links to 3-D paper models and accompanying educator guides to help teach geologic concepts.
Celebrate Earth Day with NASA science data. NASA invites you to virtually adopt a piece of Earth as seen from space. Just type your name and you will get a randomly assigned location somewhere on Earth to explore. Adopt the Planet!
The eighth annual Lunar and Small Bodies Graduate Conference (LunGradCon 2017) will be held at the NASA Ames Research Center on July 17, one day before the NASA Exploration Science Forum. Registration is now open, and the deadline for registration and abstract submission is June 2.
The April 2017 edition of the Mars Exploration Science Monthly Newsletter is now available online.
Make plans to join the LPI in a celebration of Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, at Exploration Green, a 200-acre green space in the heart of Clear Lake City that serves as an environmental refuge dedicated to conservation, recreation and flood control. This free community event will take place from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Enjoy kids’ activities and games, guided tours, and six miles of walking and bike trails.
The presentations at the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG) Town Hall at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference last month are now available on the LEAG website.
Space Center Houston will host its first Sensory Friendly Evening designed specifically for children with sensory sensitivities and their families 5:30 – 9 pm on Thursday, April 20. Individuals diagnosed with conditions such as, but not limited to, autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder are invited to explore in a reduced sensory environment with modified lightning, music and sound effects. A limited number of tickets are available for this private event to allow visitors to enjoy Space Center Houston without crowds. Find out more and purchase tickets online.
The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a digital library portal for researchers in astronomy and physics. It maintains three bibliographic databases containing indexed and searchable abstracts and full-text of major astronomy and physics publications. Check out the new ADS Bumblebee interface, or use the classic search forms.