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Despite similar views about the overall place of science in America, the general public and scientists often see science-related issues through very different lenses, according to a new pair of surveys.
Kelly Korreck describes why she enjoyed Congressional Visits Day last year and encourages all fellow AAS members to volunteer to participate and to advocate for the astronomical sciences.
The AAS seeks full members interested in making 2- to 3-day visits to community colleges and minority-serving institutions that don't grant degrees in astronomy.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of emeritus member Charles H. Townes, who passed away 27 January 2015.
The AAS and IOP Publishing have launched a new electronic book publishing partnership, and we're now seeking authors as we prepare to start publishing books, reviews, and monographs in 2017.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member N. W. Broten, who passed away 12 January 2015.
The National Solar Observatory welcomes proposals to use its telescopes on Sacramento Peak in New Mexico and/or Kitt Peak in Arizona during the 2nd quarter of 2015.
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Graduate students currently in residence at a US institution are invited to apply for the third annual Communicating Science Workshop to be held 18-20 June 2015 in Cambridge, MA. Deadline: 1 March 2015.
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.