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Decadal Survey Update 1 — Chair's Bulletin

Decadal Survey Update 1
American Astronomical Society

Marcos Huerta
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow

The following is the first in a new series of special Decadal Update emails, sent to the AAS membership as a service to the National Academy of Sciences Astro2010 Decadal Survey Committee.

This Chair's bulletin can also be viewed online, in PDF format, at the Astro2010 web site: http://www7.nationalacademies.org/bpa/Astro2010_Chairs_Bulletin_13Jan09.pdf

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AAS Electronic Announcement #192 — January 2009

AAS Electronic Announcement #192 – January 2009

Mailed from aas.org 13 January 2009

View Online: http://www.aas.org/publications/elaarchive/Exploder_191_2009_13_January....

CONTENTS:

1. AAS ELECTION ELECTRONIC VOTING/PAPER BALLOTS

2. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL ONLINE AT IOP

3. STAR STORIES AT NOBELPRIZE.ORG

4. SPARK - THE EDUCATION NEWSLETTER

5. ANNOUNCEMENT OF OPPORTUNITY - UK SCHMIDT TELESCOPE

6. JANSKY LECTURESHIP NOMINATIONS

7. INFRARED PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS CENTER (IPAC) NEWSLETTER

AAS Electronic Announcement #191 — December 2008

AAS Electronic Announcement #191 - December 2008

[Mailed from aas.org on 10 December 2008]

View Online: http://aas.org/archives/Electronic_Announcement/Exploder_191_2008_10_Dec...

CONTENTS:

1. 2009 MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS

2. LONG BEACH MEETING FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE REMINDER

3. HERE COMES THE JUDGE, CHAMBLISS JUDGES NEEDED

4. PASADENA MEETING SCIENTIFIC SESSION PROPOSAL DEADLINE

5. PLEASE INCLUDE THE AAS IN YOUR YEAR-END DONATION PLANS

6. NEW SUBMISSIONS FOR AER

Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey Committee Named

AAS Informational Email 2008-16

Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey Committee Named

The membership of the NRC's ASTRO2010 committee, otherwise known as the Decadal Survey of Astronomy and Astrophysics has been announced. Comments on the membership can be submitted for the next 20 days via the NRC web page http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/projectview.aspx?key=48964. The committee's first meeting will be on December 5th and 6th in Washington DC. Information on the agenda is available on the same web page.

The members are:

Committee on ASTRO2010

NASA Conference Funding

Informational Email 2008-15 - NASA Conference Funding
Marcos Huerta
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
huerta at aas.org

HR 6063, the NASA Authorization Act of 2008, was amended and passed by the Senate by unanimous consent on September 25, and subsequently passed the house on September 27. It was signed by the president in early October. The Senate added, at the request of Senator Tom Coburn's office (R-OK), the following text:

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SEC. 1121. LIMITATION ON FUNDING FOR CONFERENCES.

Special Announcement from NASA and DOE regarding JDEM

Special Announcement from NASA and DOE regarding JDEM

(note: This special informational email is being sent out at the request of NASA and DOE to the AAS membership because of its importance to our community. We were unable to distribute it in our normal Electronic Alert, but felt that its importance required an additional message. Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer)

Joint Dark Energy Mission Public Website and Science Coordination Group

AAS Electronic Announcement #187 — August 2008

AAS Electronic Announcement #187 -- August 2008

[Mailed from aas.org on 9 August 2008]

CONTENTS:

1. 2009 ONLINE RENEWALS BEGIN 2 SEPTEMBER 2008

2. REMINDER FOR AAS PRIZE NOMINATIONS

3. NEW MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS FOR APJ AND APJS

4. MEMBER JOURNAL SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR 2009

5. LONG BEACH PRELIMINARY MEETING INFORMATION ONLINE

6. LONG BEACH MEETING REGISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT

7. LONG BEACH PRESENTERS SHOULD VERIFY MEMBER STATUS NOW

8. AAS ONLINE CALENDAR AND ST. LOUIS MEETING SESSION VIDEOS

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