The International Astronomical Union recommends that all astronomers, including those working on the cosmic microwave background, follow the IAU resolution for the polarization angle in all their publications.
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- The AAS is ogranizing the IAU XXIX General Assembly in 2015. Articles related to this meeting will be tagged as Meetings, iau29.
After the recent approval of Commissions by the IAU Executive Committee, to take effect at the end of the August 2015 General Assembly in Honolulu, now is the time to sign up for these Commissions if you wish.
This summer's International Astronomical Union meeting in Honolulu will be a truly universal gathering. You won't want to miss out on the science, the collaboration, and the opportunity to shape the future of our discipline.
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.
AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel looks forward to the IAU General Assembly, 3-14 August 2015, in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii.
The International Astronomical Union invites proposals for symposia and focus meetings at the August 2015 General Assembly in Honolulu. Deadline: 15 December 2013.
The Spring 2013 edition of the newsletter (Number 77) of the IAU Commission on Education and Development is available at the Commission 46 website. It is in PDF format and can be downloaded, along with past newsletters. The new editor of the newsletter, which is distributed worldwide, is Larry Marschall of Gettysburg College.
As I write this column, I am preparing and packing for the long trip across the Pacific Ocean to the 28th International Astronomical Union (IAU) General Assembly in Beijing, China. More than 500 US astronomers will be attending as well, more than a hundred of which had their travel enabled through support provided by a grant from the NSF and administered by the AAS as our International Travel Grant Program.