The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization presents “(re)Solving Galaxies in the Era of Extremely Large Telescopes,” 1-3 October in Pacific Grove, CA. Registration deadline: 1 September.
The US National Gemini Office has launched a new website gathering "all things Gemini" into one convenient place for the benefit of users of the twin 8-meter Gemini telescopes in Hawaii and Chile.
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 American Association for the Advancement of Science is looking for scientists to assist K-12 teachers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classes during the 2015-16 school year.
The International Astronomical Union seeks candidates for Division Presidents, Division Vice-Presidents, and at-large members of the Division Steering Committees. Deadline: 15 May 2015.
After the recent approval of Commissions by the IAU Executive Committee, to take effect at the end of the August 2015 General Assembly in Honolulu, now is the time to sign up for these Commissions if you wish.
Five astronomers and planetary scientists have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
The US Naval Observatory has released the first edition of its USNO Robotic Astrometric Telescope star catalog, URAT1. This catalog is the follow-on to the USNO CCD Astrograph Catalog (UCAC4).
The National Solar Observatory welcomes proposals to use its telescopes on Sacramento Peak in New Mexico and/or Kitt Peak in Arizona during the 3rd quarter of 2015.
Some of the world’s most accomplished leaders in a variety of fields, including astronomy and planetary science, have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.