In light of recent events, Christine Jones reiterates the AAS's commitment to ensuring a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment for all astronomers.
"Enough is enough," says Kevin Marvel, who is distraught over the damage done by harassment at AAS meetings and wants us all to work together to make it stop.
The 229th AAS meeting will take place 3–7 January 2017 in Grapevine, Texas, and abstract submission for the meeting will open next Monday, 1 August. The regular abstract deadline is 4 October at 9:00 pm ET.
The late abstract deadline for the joint Division for Planetary Sciences / European Planetary Science Congress meeting is next Tuesday, 2 August, at 9:00 pm ET.
The 2016 edition of the Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences has been published. As a benefit of belonging to the AAS, members are eligible to enjoy a 30% savings on the book.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
The Lecar Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to the study of extrasolar planets in particular and theoretical astrophysics in general. Nominations are now welcome. Deadline: 1 September 2016.
The 305-meter William E. Gordon Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico is the world's largest single-dish radio telescope. Proposals for observations beginning in January 2017 are due by 1 September 2016.