The Kavli Prize recognizes scientists for their seminal advances in three research areas: astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience.
New Horizons will fly past Pluto and its moons in July 2015, and as Richard Binzel (MIT) explains, mission scientists seek Earth-based observers to monitor the system for at least a year pre- and post-flyby.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory invites astronomical institutions to host NRAO Community Days (CDs) to inform the community of the capabilities of NRAO telescopes and help enable users to carry out cutting-edge scientific research using NRAO facilities.
Bryan W. Miller and the AAS Sustainability Committee review some of the alternatives to travel and offer some recommendations on how to work remotely effectively.
AAS President David Helfand reflects on some of the beginnings and endings relevant to the Society and its members as we head toward autumn.
NASA's Astrophysics Division invites nominations for new Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG) Executive Committee members. Self nominations are welcome. Deadline: 20 September.
Deadlines are just around the corner to register and make hotel reservations for the 45th annual meeting of the AAS Division for Planetary Sciences, 6-11 October 2013, in Denver, Colorado.
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey III announces its tenth public data release (DR10), featuring the first measurements from the APOGEE spectrograph and new data from the ongoing BOSS program.
The UNBSSI is a long-term effort for the development of astronomy and space science through regional and international cooperation on a worldwide basis, particularly in developing nations. A full report on a series of workshops held from 1991 to 2012 is now available.
The Kepler project office at NASA's Ames Research Center has released an open solicitation for community input for alternate science investigations that may be performed using Kepler and are consistent with its probable two-reaction-wheel performance.
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Video recordings from the 222nd AAS meeting in Indianapolis are now online for members to view. Please note that you will need your AAS login and password.
The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) in Western Australia invites shared-risk observing proposals for the 2014A semester (1 January 2014 through 30 June 2014). Deadline: 15 October 2013.
The deadline for submitting observing proposals to the National Solar Observatory for the fourth quarter of 2013 is 15 August.
The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at Caltech announces the availability of six-month graduate-student fellowships, typically taking place during January-July, with some flexibility on the starting and ending dates. Deadline: 1 October 2013.
Josh Shiode, the AAS's incoming John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, blogs about his somewhat meandering journey from research scientist to policy wonk.
The AAS Division for Planetary Sciences is pleased to announce its new crop of prize winners. The 2013 DPS prizes will be presented at the 45th annual DPS meeting in Denver, Colorado, 6-11 October.
The 2013 Grote Reber Medal for significant and innovative contributions to radio astronomy has been awarded to AAS member Jim Moran of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is pleased to announce the Semester 2014A Call for Proposals for the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, and Green Bank Telescope. Deadline for submissions: 1 August 2013, 17:00 EDT (21:00 UTC).
The Royal Society has just published the proceedings of an interdisciplinary meeting on the new era of multi-messenger astrophysics. It's available online.