All Posts by Richard Tresch Fienberg
The National Science Foundation seeks nominations for its 2016 Alan T. Waterman Award to recognize the talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher. Nomination deadline: 23 October 2015.
By a vote of the Executive Committee, the AAS has strongly endorsed the recent National Research Council report Optimizing the U.S. Ground-Based Optical and Infrared Astronomy System.
A new report from the National Academies considers lessons learned from previous decadal surveys and presents options for possible changes and improvements to the decadal-survey process.