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Annabelle Eames Powell

The AAS has launched its Spring 2015 Campaign, and a special challenge grant will double the value of contributions to the Annie Jump Cannon Award Fund.

The National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center and National Radio Astronomy Observatory invite you to register for their July 2015 summer-school programs in single-dish radio astronomy and interferometry.

The University of Minnesota seeks new homes for three sets of transparencies and two sets of prints from various sky surveys, including the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS) I and II.

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Please contact your member of the House of Representatives this week to ask them to sign two bipartisan letters in support of the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science.

In early March 2015 scientists from 32 nations gathered in Fukuoka, Japan, to discuss instrumentation and techniques for advancing space-weather research and improving space-weather predictions.

This international conference, 19-25 July in Quy Nhon, will bring together exoplanet and solar-system specialists to address major new observational projects and what we expect to learn over the next decade.

The AAS Executive Committee is troubled by the lack of priority placed on scientific discovery in the president’s FY 2016 budget request, including a proposed 2% cut for the astronomical sciences.

The fourth data release for the Digital Access to a Sky Century @ Harvard is now online. DASCH provides images, astrometry, and photometry from the digitized Harvard plates for the period 1885 to 1992.

In his Communication Breakdown blog, science writer Matt Shipman makes a strong case for why it's in scientists' best interest to work with the press to publicize their research findings.