The National Research Council’s Optical and Infrared System Study Committee requests white papers from the astronomy community to aid its work. Deadline: 6 October 2014.
General Program Announcements Tag Definition: External program announcements without a specific funding opportunity or meant for a specific audience are tagged as General (e.g. facility and proposal guideline updates would be tagged as General).
The AAS seeks volunteers to judge posters for the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards at the upcoming winter meeting. You can sign up when you register or submit your own abstract for the meeting.
The American Institute of Physics invites qualified scientists interested in the intersection of science, policy, and international affairs to apply for the 2017-2018 AIP State Department Fellowship. Deadline: 1 November.
A number of changes have been made to funding opportunities from the National Science Foundation's Division of Astronomical Sciences.
Please participate in a brief survey about the new HAD series "The Month in Astronomical History" to improve future content and suggest topics.
Join this interactive online hangout on Thursday, 15 September, at 3:00 pm ET, to hear about the challenges and excitement of astronomy with SOFIA and NASA's airborne astronomy program.
Doug Roberts, AAS WorldWide Telescope Project Director, describes the new WWT WebGL Web Client, upcoming online training, and the 2016 WorldWide Telescope prize.
Join this interactive online hangout on Thursday, 8 September, at 3:00 pm ET to hear about the recently discovered Earth-sized planet around Proxima Centauri.
A special session on CubeSats will take place during the 229th AAS meeting in Grapevine, Texas. Poster submissions on all aspects of CubeSats in astronomy & astrophysics are being solicited for the session.
The National Science Foundation and Popular Science invite you to submit your best science and engineering visualizations to the Vizzies competition, now in its 15th year. Deadline: 15 September.
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
The Spitzer Space Telescope & Chandra X-ray Observatory teams invite others studying the variability of Sgr A* to consider scheduling observations during the Spitzer/Chandra monitoring to enhance the value of all data sets.
The CosmoQuest Virtual Research Facility is pleased to announce the Cycle 1 call for proposals to use the CosmoQuest Citizen Science Builder platform. Deadline: 4 November 2016.
NASA invites nominations, including self-nominations, from those at US institutions to serve on the Executive Committee of the Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG). Nomination deadline: 1 October.
Join this interactive online hangout on Friday, 19 August, at 3:00 pm ET to hear about the astronomical search for life, exciting new studies in general astrophysics, and the technological advances that will make it all possible.
NASA has released a draft Announcement of Opportunity for the New Frontiers planetary exploration program’s next set of missions and is soliciting community feedback through 30 September.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is pleased to announce two new community initiatives for the next generation Very Large Array (ngVLA).
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Steering Committee for After SDSS-IV invites proposals for scientific projects to be carried out by a future AS4 Collaboration during 2020–2026. Proposal deadline: 23 September 2016.
The Steering Committee for After SDSS-IV seeks proposals long-term plans for data distribution and public engagement with Sloan Digital Sky Survey data. Proposals are due 23 September 2016.
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey announces Data Release 13, which includes galaxy and quasar targets, stellar abundance estimates, and data from a new IFU survey of nearby galaxies.