Montage Image Mosaic Toolkit: New Release, New Features
Version 4.0 of the Montage Image Mosaic Toolkit contains a command-line visualization tool and new modules to support the processing of data cubes.
Help Us Update Our List of Astronomy-Related Degree Programs
The AAS seeks information from department chairs to make our "College Departments Offering Astronomy Related Degrees" page more complete and up to date.
AAS Issues Statement on Sexual Harassment by Faculty
16 Oct 2015
The AAS deplores sexual harassment and expresses its unequivocal support for the people who risk their own professional status by speaking publicly in order to protect others from similar abuse.
President's Column: A Letter to AAS Members on Sexual Harassment
Meg Urry reflects on a difficult week for the astronomical community and describes a new effort to strengthen the AAS Ethics Statement.
AAS Statement on Sexual Harassment by Faculty
The AAS deplores sexual harassment and expresses its support for people who risk their own professional status by speaking publicly to protect others from similar abuse.
A New Resource: The Advancing Postdoc Women Guidebook
The National Postdoctoral Association has published a guidebook to assist postdoc women in navigating through their careers by utilizing professional societies and associations.
Gearing Up for Astronomy Night 2015
Monday, 19 October 2015, is set to be a night of astronomy on the South Lawn of the White House and all across the nation. Here are 10 tips for gathering friends and family to stargaze together.
How to End Sexual Harassment in Astronomy
AAS President Meg Urry (Yale University) has published an essay in Scientific American explaining why the case against Geoff Marcy (Univ. of California, Berkeley) must be a wake-up call to reform our field.
CSWA Chair Issues Message to the Community on Harassment
Responding to a highly publicized case of sexual harassment by a famous astronomer, the chair of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy has posted a message to the greater community.
Propose Content for the 228th Meeting of the AAS
14 Oct 2015
The 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society will be held in San Diego, California, 12-16 June 2016. The AAS seeks proposals for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Workshops, and Splinter Meetings.
Highlights from AAS Nova: 27 September - 10 October 2015
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
Please Take the GeoScience and NSF EarthCube Stakeholder Survey
The University of Illinois is asking AAS members to take a brief online survey about the cyberinfrastructure used to share data, models, and software among researchers in the Earth and space sciences.
Apply for a Spring 2016 Internship with the White House OSTP
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is now accepting applications from students who are US citizens for its internship program for the spring semester. Deadline: 30 October 2015.
A Message at Einstein’s Centenary in 2015
A new resource tells how humanity has gone from ancient conceptions of a small, flat Earth to our modern understanding that we live on one planet, orbiting one star, in a vast and amazing universe.
A Continuing Resolution to Start Fiscal Year 2016
FY 2016 started last week (1 October 2015), and a continuing resolution passed Congress just in the nick of time to keep the federal government from shutting down.