SpaceNews and several satellite-industry associations are doing a survey of the community, including scientists who build and/or use space-based instruments. Please take 15 minutes to help them out!
If you're a professional astronomer but an amateur musician, the National Association for Music Education wants to know how music participation has affected you throughout your career.
The AAS has issued a statement on the wearing of an inappropriate shirt by a European scientist at a press conference as well as on the reaction to the incident.
NASA is considering an airship challenge to incentivize the demonstration of a long-duration scientific platform for the Earth and space sciences by flying a 20 kg payload for 20 hours at 20 km.
NASA's 11th Exoplanet Exploration Program Analysis Group meeting offers an opportunity to discuss scientific and technical issues related to exoplanets and to provide input to NASA.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Robert L. Jenks, who passed away 13 August 2014.
A feature of every winter AAS meeting, including the upcoming 225th meeting in Seattle, the Career Center facilitates potential employer-employee connections and can help you land your next position.
The conference, in February 2015, will celebrate what has been done with the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), what is being done with NEOWISE, and what will be done in the future.
Members of the International Astronomical Union are encouraged to weigh in on which of the proposed Commissions — some old, some new — they're most interested in joining. Deadline: 31 December.
Download our mobile app for the 46th annual DPS meeting in Tucson. It puts the entire conference program in your pocket and ensures that it’s always up to date. Get the app for your smartphone or tablet today!
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.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Charles A. Barth, who passed away 14 October 2014.
The US Dept. of Energy's Office of Science invites applications from undergraduates and faculty members to work with DOE scientists at DOE labs next summer. Deadline: 9 January 2015.
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has published two new reports on underrepresented minorities among college students and faculty in physics, astronomy, and related fields.
The National Science Board has produced an interactive, online resource featuring new and updated data and graphics on education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Balloting for the next election of AAS Officers and Councilors opens in mid-December 2014 and closes at the end of January 2015.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Glen W. Deen, who passed away 15 October 2014.
The NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database team seeks feedback on your NED usage and your priorities for potential new or improved features. Deadline: 30 November 2014.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Gerhard Neukum, who passed away 21 September 2014.
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, now under construction, has a new science advisory committee, and its members are open to any input you'd like to provide to the project.