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The Golden Goose Award, cosponsored by the AAS, celebrates scientists whose federally funded research seemed odd or obscure but turned out to have a significant, positive impact on society.

Explore space-based studies of exoplanets with experts Natalie Batalha and Sara Seager in the first of a new series of interactive online get-togethers with members of our AAS and the other AAS.

We honor the memory of our departed colleagues. The Historical Astronomy Division commissions and compiles obituaries for deceased AAS members and depends on you, our members, for help writing them.

The National Academy of Sciences seeks to recognize major contributions to the science of astronomy and invites help from AAS members to identify outstanding candidates for the Watson Medal. Deadline: 1 October 2015.

Are you bringing research experiences into introductory classes on your campus? Please share your thoughts, comments, stories, and experiences with the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.

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.

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory seeks proposals for use of the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, and Green Bank Telescope from 1 February to 31 July 2016. Proposals are due on 3 August 2015.

The editors and publishers of some of the world's leading astronomical journals are offering a workshop for current and prospective authors and referees at the IAU General Assembly. RSVP today!

The paper edition of the AAS Membership Directory is published annually by the AAS Executive Office. The 2015 edition has been mailed and should arrive in members' mailboxes soon!

Registration and abstract submission are open for Extreme Solar Systems III, 29 November to 4 December 2015 at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Make your travel plans!