The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Daniel E. Harris, who passed away 6 December 2015.
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites proposals for the use of its telescopes and those of its partners during the period August 2016 to January 2017. Deadline: 31 March 2016.
The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute is sponsoring a year-long program around statistical methods for astronomers. The opening workshop will take place 22-26 August 2016.
We encourage you to network, share research, ideas, knowledge, and offer guidance and support within the astronomical community. Group participation is limited to current and former AAS members.
Join representatives from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Goddard Space Flight Center in this interactive online hangout to hear the latest news from Mars and plans for future robotic missions.
We're looking for DC-area members to represent the Society and share the excitement of physics and astronomy with kids of all ages at the USASEF, 14-17 April 2016, in the Washington Convention Center.
The 2016 Winter Simulation Conference will take place 11-14 December just outside Washington, DC. Papers are being accepted through 1 April, and registration will open in early June.
Hurry and submit an abstract for the 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society, to be held 12-16 June in San Diego, California. The regular abstract submission deadline is Thursday, 3 March, at 9:00 pm ET.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
Among the 105 young researchers receiving the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in 2016 is AAS member Marcel Agüeros of Columbia University. Congrats, Marcel!
Last chance! Renew your AAS membership before 1 March to ensure continued benefits and avoid additional fees.
A gathering in Richmond, Kentucky, on Saturday, 9 April 2016, is the second of a new type of AAS meeting designed to foster closer ties and to support research and teaching endeavors in astronomy.
We've been waiting with great anticipation for the FY 2017 President's Budget Request, and on 9 February 2016, it finally arrived. We'll discuss how the astronomical sciences have fared within NASA, NSF, and DOE.
The InterAcademy Partnership has released a new publication that offers guidance on conducting research responsibly in an environment that is increasingly international and multidisciplinary.
The Spitzer Science Center is pleased to announce the release of the Cycle-13 Call for Proposals. This is the final Call for Proposals that will solicit all proposal sizes. Letters of Intent due 24 March 2016.
The AAS will be sending one student to the AAAS-organized CASE Workshop. The application period will be open until 11:59 pm ET 10 March 2016.
Explore the science and technology behind gravitational waves and the instruments used to observe them with members of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration in an interactive online get-together.
We honor the memory of our departed colleagues. The Historical Astronomy Division commissions and compiles obituaries for deceased AAS members and depends on you, our members, for help writing them.
AAS member Stefan Kautsch shares an op-ed piece he recently published in several Florida newspapers to explain to the public why what astronomers do is important.