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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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While the Society's leadership discusses how best to respond to recent events, the chair of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy (CSWA) has posted a message on sexual harassment.

The University of Illinois is asking AAS members to take a brief online survey about the cyberinfrastructure used to share data, models, and software among researchers in the Earth and space sciences.

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is now accepting applications from students who are US citizens for its internship program for the spring semester. Deadline: 30 October 2015.

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

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.