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President Obama will host a star party at the White House on 19 October and invites astronomers to host similar events throughout the country that evening.

AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

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A new resource tells how humanity has gone from ancient conceptions of a small, flat Earth to our modern understanding that we live on one planet, orbiting one star, in a vast and amazing universe.

FY 2016 started last week (1 October 2015), and a continuing resolution passed Congress just in the nick of time to keep the federal government from shutting down.

Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.

A culture of traditional and do-it-yourself information practices still holds sway among scientists when it comes to the curation, management, and publication of formal research findings.

A special workshop at next month's meeting of the AAS Division for Planetary Sciences features a workshop on how data from NASA's astrophysics missions can be used to advance planetary research.

The Society is saddened to learn of the death of member James Houck, who passed away 18 September 2015.