With no dues increase and a "stellar" lineup of benefits, there isn't a better time than now to renew your commitment to the AAS.
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.
AAS members will elect new officers and councilors in early 2014. A preliminary slate of candidates is now in hand, and additional nominations are welcome. Deadline: 16 September.
The plan for institutional representatives described by AAS President David Helfand last April is now being implemented. Volunteers are welcome! Sign up today!
Offered free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events month by month. The AAS seeks sponsors and key dates and deadlines for the 2014 edition. New this year: "Buy a Birthday!" Deadline: 1 September.
With Executive Officer Kevin Marvel on sabbatical, the other managers on the AAS staff will take turns writing this column. First up: CFO Kelly Clark, who writes about our recent office relocation.
The AAS seeks session proposals for the 223rd AAS meeting in Washington, DC, 5-9 January 2014. We welcome proposals on both broad and narrow topics that will appeal to large and small groups.
Don’t forget to make your hotel reservations before the prices increase! The Portola Hotel and Spa will be accepting reservations through Monday, 11 March 2013.
You can pay your 2013 membership dues online through 31 December 2012. When you log in to your account to renew you will find many improved features. You can also add or delete journal subscriptions and divisions; and an individual subscription to the AAS' electronic journals is only US $25 beginning with this renewal period.
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To help protect scientists and students, the National Science Foundation will require grant recipients' organizations to report findings and determinations of sexual harassment.
Renew your AAS membership today to avoid losing valuable benefits, like discounted meeting registration and journal subscriptions, Chambliss competition eligibility, and much more.
In this column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, we focus on Algol — the well-known variable star that changes every 2.867 days.
The NASA Science Mission Directorate requests information, comments, and suggestions to assist in the development of a Strategic Plan for Scientific Data and Computing. Responses are due 19 October.
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 November 2018.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
Congress is scrambling to pass legislation to fund the federal government starting 1 October, and federal agencies have only recently been able to finalize their budgets for the year ending 30 September.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member John A. Graham, who died on 13 September 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Graham’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
The American Institute of Physics is seeking qualified scientists to apply for the 2019-2020 AIP State Department Fellowship program by 15 October 2018.
Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA's Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, explains the agency's new policy against discrimination in NASA-funded programs, activities, and institutions.