The Steering Committee for After SDSS-IV seeks proposals long-term plans for data distribution and public engagement with Sloan Digital Sky Survey data. Proposals are due 23 September 2016.
Registration for the 229th AAS meeting, to be held 3-7 January 2017 in Grapevine, Texas, will open on Tuesday, 16 August. Abstracts are being accepted now, so submit yours by the 4 October deadline.
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey announces Data Release 13, which includes galaxy and quasar targets, stellar abundance estimates, and data from a new IFU survey of nearby galaxies.
The fifth data release for the Digital Access to a Sky Century @ Harvard is now online — and cleaning and restoration is about to begin following last winter's flood of 62,000 plates.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
Kevin Marvel says that the AAS stands ready to help organize special meetings to discuss topics of great importance to our community of scientists.
The National Science Foundation is working to make the science it funds more accessible to the general public, and requests the assistance and cooperation of the scientific community in this effort.
The National Science Foundation seeks nominations for its 2017 Alan T. Waterman Award to recognize the talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher. Nomination deadline: 21 October 2016.
ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor ID, and it's something that virtually every AAS member should have. Already have one? Then you'll want to know about some important updates.
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.