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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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The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Riccardo Giacconi, who died on 9 December 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Giacconi’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
Gemini Observatory is offering users and potential users personalized help at the Gemini booth in the Exhibit Hall at the 233rd AAS meeting in Seattle, WA, in January.
Peter K. G. Williams introduces himself and his new role as AAS Innovation Scientist and Director of the WorldWide Telescope project. Peter can help you hone your research-related technical skills!
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Corporation's 2019 Enabling Science call for proposals is now open. Deadline: 6 January 2019.
ScienceCounts, in partnership with the Alda Center for Communicating Science, is conducting an online survey to assess scientists’ attitudes towards science communication and engagement with the general public.
We're in the home stretch of our annual renewal drive! Time is running out to renew your AAS membership and secure your AAS journal author savings. You have only until 31 December to lock in a one-time 15% discount on your share of the author charges.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
SpaceFab is now accepting research proposals for use of the Waypoint 1 satellite, a 220mm diameter space telescope that will be available for astrophysics research. Proposals are due by 28 February 2019.
The AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division has announced the recipients of its 2019 Laboratory Astrophysics Prize (Prof. Lucy Ziurys) and Early Career Award (Dr. Brett McGuire).