Kevin Marvel reports on the Journals Futures Workshop, which considered ApJ and AJ in light of the ongoing communications revolution, and offers some thoughts on AAS staff training, our impending office relocation, and his upcoming mini-sabbatical.
We're inviting amateur astronomers and other interested members of the public to drop in to our 222nd meeting in Indianapolis. Weather permitting, we'll also hold a public star party with the Indiana Astronomical Society.
Provided free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events month by month. The AAS is now seeking sponsors and key dates and deadlines for the 2014 edition.
You may think you belong to the AAS, but it's really the other way around: the Society belongs to you. That's why you should come to the Annual Members Meeting in Indianapolis, on Wednesday afternoon, 5 June, to hear reports from our leaders and to raise and comment on issues of concern to you. Or you can just come for the free drinks and snacks!
This new annual award celebrates the memory of PSI senior scientist Betty Pierazzo and will provide support for two graduate students to attend planetary-science meetings beyond their home countries' borders.
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, seeks nominations for the 2013 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize in physics and astronomy.
The Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) Science Center is pleased to announce the Cycle 2 Call for Proposals for SOFIA. This call solicits proposals for approximately 175 hours of science observations using SOFIA during the calendar year 2014.
Annually we acknowledge and thank our 25-year-plus members for their commitment and service to the Society. Anniversaries for 2013 are listed in five-year increments according to join date.
On behalf of NASA and the Spitzer Space Telescope Project, the Spitzer Science Center (SSC) at Caltech is pleased to announce the release of the Cycle 10 Call for Proposals (CP).
Seven AAS members have been honored by the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Franklin Institute for contributions to the advancement of astronomy, astrophysics, and planetary science.