The American Innovation and Competitiveness Act, the Senate's version of the COMPETES reauthorization, was introduced. It includes policies for OSTP, NSF, NIST, and R&D and STEM education in general.
AAS-IOP ebooks, a new series launching in 2017, is commissioning material and we want to hear from you.
The 229th AAS meeting will take place 3–7 January 2017 in Grapevine, Texas. Proposals are currently being accepted for Workshops (deadline: 12 August) and Splinter Meetings (deadline: 11 November).
The National Science Board is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Vannevar Bush and Public Service awards. Nominations are due 3 October 2016.
Hundreds of snapshots from the June 2016 AAS meeting in San Diego, California, have been posted in our online gallery.
The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) at Caltech announces the availability of six-month graduate-student fellowships. Applications are due 30 August 2016.
The Executive Office is moving 23-24 June, so there may be slight website disruptions or delays in our responses until we're settled in our new space. The AAS servers will be moved the preceding Sunday, 19 June, to avoid interrupting your use of the site on a weekday. Thank you in advance for our patience.
Join this interactive online hangout on Friday, 17 June, at 3:00 pm ET to hear about the LISA Pathfinder mission, which seeks to demonstrate the technologies needed to build a space-based gravitational wave observatory.
Join the Association for Women in Science on Wednesday, 15 June, at 12:00 pm ET for a webinar on the history of Title IX, plus the current requirements, challenges, and controversies surrounding the law.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.