More than 100 early-career AAS members have been trained in effective science education and public outreach and are actively engaging audiences all across the US in the excitement of modern astronomy.
Individuals at US institutions are welcome to apply for support for airline travel to the August 2015 IAU General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii. Deadline: 1 April (extended from 9 January).
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member J. Richard Hansen, who passed away 17 January 2015.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Robert L. Brown, who passed away 20 December 2014.
Results are in from the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle: 22 graduate students and undergraduates are receiving Chambliss medals or award certificates to honor their winning poster presentations.
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.
At its 225th semiannual meeting last week in Seattle, Washington, the AAS named the recipients of its 2015 prizes for outstanding achievements in research, instrument development, and education.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory seeks proposals for use of the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, and Green Bank Telescope. Deadline: 2 February 2015.
NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute seek proposals for Hubble observations and funding for archival and theoretical research programs. Deadline: 10 April 2015.
The Gemini Observatory invites proposals for new large and long programs, with observations beginning in August 2015. LOI deadline: 2 February. Proposal deadline: 31 March.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Peter J. A. Gaposchkin, who passed away 30 September 2014.
The AAS policy team will be at #aas225 in Seattle all next week (4-8 January 2015)! Come find us at the AAS booth or at one of the three events we'll be coordinating on Monday and Wednesday.