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 looks to build better links between academia and industry by connecting students and professors with astronomers in all fields worldwide.
With no dues increase and a "stellar" lineup of benefits, there isn't a better time than now to renew your commitment to the AAS.
At a conference in Graz in late September, delegates explored possible actions and activities that could be conducted under the leadership of the United Nations or in cooperation with other relevant entities.
Everyone who belongs to the AAS receives the magazine Physics Today as a member benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
The Lecar Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to the study of extrasolar planets in particular and theoretical astrophysics in general. Nominations are now welcome. Deadline: 30 November 2014.
As of 1 October the NASA archives will sustain the key components of the US Virtual Astronomical Observatory infrastructure.
The US Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Science Working Group seeks input on how you would use TMT for your scientific research and on how to maximize the facility's scientific return. Deadline: 6 October 2014.