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Offered free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events month by month. The AAS seeks sponsors and key dates and deadlines for the 2014 edition. New this year: "Buy a Birthday!" Deadline: 1 September.
Dr. David De Young died on December 2, 2011. Dave, an astronomer with tenure, arrived at NOAO in 1980 and had recently retired at the end of September 2011. His outstanding efforts to promote the quality of research, from the telescopes and from the staff, will be greatly missed.
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 Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Hasso B. Niemann, who passed away 11 July 2013.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Raynor L. Duncombe, who passed away 12 July 2013.
The Royal Society has just published the proceedings of an interdisciplinary meeting on the new era of multi-messenger astrophysics. It's available online.
Professor Chia-Chiao Lin, the foremost applied mathematician and astrophysicist of Chinese descent of the twentieth century, passed away from heart failure in Beijing during the early morning of January 13, 2013.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Walter S. Fitch, who passed away 2 June 2013. The AAS Obituary Committee is responsible for commissioning and compiling the obituaries. To volunteer to write the obituary of a colleague please contact the current Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.