The Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes will schedule simultaneous monitoring of Sgr A*, the variable source at the center of the Milky Way, in July 2016. We invite other observatories to join the campaign.
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.
If you're interested in working inside the halls of Congress, apply for a Congressional science fellowship through the American Institute of Physics. Application deadline for the 2016-17 term: 15 January 2016.
Apply now for the six-week Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics, funded by the Kavli Foundation at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Application deadline: 22 January 2016.
December 1st is #GivingTuesday. Donations to the AAS help promote the astronomical sciences by advancing student achievement, recognizing extraordinary service, and honoring outstanding research.
The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowship program awards five postdoctoral women scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each. Applications open on 30 November 2015 and are due by 5 February 2016.
The XSEDE internship program exposes US undergraduates and graduate students to high-performance computing (HPC), including training and access to HPC resources. Application deadline: 1 February 2016.
If your PhD was or will be awarded by a US university in 2015 and is based on new data from any National Radio Astronomy Observatory facility, apply by 31 January for the Robert L. Brown Award.
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.
If your research generates, analyzes, or visualizes data using advanced digital resources, CADENS (The Centrality of Advanced Digitally ENabled Science) invites you to apply to incorporate it into a documentary film.
If you have successfully integrated meaningful research experiences into your undergraduate curriculum, a new website from the Council on Undergraduate Research wants to share your story with the broader community.
The NSB oversees the activities of and establishes the policies for the National Science Foundation. It is also an advisory body to Congress and the president on science policy. Deadline: 30 October 2015.
Do you care about science and policy? Want to do something about it? Tune in to a new webinar series by the Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy Coalition, beginning Tuesday, 29 September, at 4 pm EDT.
If you're interested in the intersection of science, policy, and international affairs, the American Institute of Physics encourages you to apply for an AIP State Department fellowship for 2016-17. Deadline: 1 November 2015.
The National Science Foundation seeks nominations for its 2016 Alan T. Waterman Award to recognize the talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher. Nomination deadline: 23 October 2015.
The Infrared Telescope Facility is a 3-meter telescope optimized for infrared observations and located atop Maunakea, Hawaii. Proposals for observations beginning in February 2016 are due by 1 October 2015.
The Society's FAMOUS (Funds for Astronomical Meetings: Outreach to Underrepresented Scientists) Travel Grants Program helps members from historically underrepresented groups attend AAS meetings.
The Extreme Solar Systems III conference covers all aspects of research on exoplanets. It convenes in Hawaii from 29 November to 4 December 2015. Registration is open, and abstracts are due 15 September.
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 October 2015.
The 305-meter William E. Gordon Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico is the world's largest single-dish radio telescope. Proposals for observations beginning in January 2016 are due by 1 September 2015.