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Action Alert: Dear Colleague Letters to Support Science

27 May 2021
We ask you to fill out forms the American Mathematical Society and American Geophysical Union has made to encourage your representatives to sign on to Dear Colleague Letters in support of science. Deadlines are April 23...

Young Scientists Invited to World Laureates Forum

24 May 2021
The World Laureates Forum, the foremost global scientific gathering of Nobel and other major prize winners, invites applications from early career AAS members to attend the 4th annual this fall. Deadline: 15 June.

Highlights from AAS Nova: 9-22 May 2021

24 May 2021
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, ApJ Supplements, PSJ, and RNAAS to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

National Science Board Invites Nominations

24 May 2021
The National Science Board has launched its year-long nomination process for candidates for the eight NSB positions that will become vacant on 10 May 2022. Nomination deadline: 31 May 2021.

Using Sonification to Observe Solar Eclipses

24 May 2021
How to make your eclipse events more inclusive as you begin to think about the solar eclipse in 2024? We describe the LightSound device, which is connected to a speaker and can make an entire event more accessible.

Action Alert: Support the NSF for the Future Act

24 May 2021
We ask you to add your name to the Community Support Letter the American Physical Society has made to indicate your support for the National Science Foundation for the Future Act. The deadline is 1 June!

This Month in Astronomical History: May 2021

13 May 2021
In this column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, IEEE Life member Kurt Baty writes about the Antikythera Mechanism, the oldest known mechanical calculator for astronomy.

ALMA and SOFIA Science Summer Webinar Series

11 May 2021
The North American ALMA Science Center and the SOFIA Science Center are excited to present their joint six-week seminar series, starting 10 June and concluding on 22 July.