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Featured Posts

Kevin B. Marvel

AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel provides an update on activities that will be keeping us busy for the rest of 2014, including wrestling with public-policy challenges and planning next year's IAU General Assembly.

Meg Urry

Meg Urry looks to build better links between academia and industry by connecting students and professors with astronomers in all fields worldwide.

Recent Posts

In this guest post, graduate student Sara Barber (University of Oklahoma) describes her experience organizing a campus visit with Representative Tom Cole of Oklahoma's 4th district over the August Congressional recess.

The AAS is now managing the AAS LinkedIn group, which from now on will better serve the community as a venue for discussion and networking among professionals in the astronomical sciences.

The European Space Agency seeks concepts for a medium-size, or M-class, mission for launch in 2025 as part of its Cosmic Vision program. Letters of intent are due by 16 September.

The 305-meter William E. Gordon Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico is the world's largest single-dish radio telescope. Proposals to use it for observations during the first half of 2015 are due by 1 September 2014.

ASCL.net, a free online registry of codes used in astronomy research, has a new website that offers more flexible browsing and an easier submission process and author search. Got code? Please share!

The latest issue of the James Webb Space Telescope newsletter is available as a PDF. It describes the status of the project, a thermal-vacuum test, and exoplanet science plans.