AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
The National Academies' committee for the midterm assessment of the implementation of the New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics decadal survey seeks your input.
Reminders to renew your AAS membership were mailed last month. If you recently mailed a payment or renewed online, thank you! If not, now is the time. Don't let your membership benefits lapse!
Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2016 will convene in Medellín, Colombia, next 16-20 May. Abstracts for oral presentations, posters, and workshops are now welcome. Deadline: 25 January 2016.
The countdown has begun for the 227th AAS meeting, Monday-Friday, 4-8 January 2016, in Kissimmee, Florida, just outside Orlando and only an hour’s drive from Cape Canaveral and the historic Space Coast.
Explore the science and technology behind gravitational waves and the instruments used to observe them with experts Shane Larson, Joey Shapiro-Key, and Ira Thorpe in an interactive online get-together.
The Gruber Foundation invites nominations for the 2016 Gruber Cosmology Prize, which is designed both to recognize groundbreaking work and to inspire additional research. Deadline: 15 December 2015.
The second edition of the Handbook of Frequency Allocations and Spectrum Protection for Scientific Uses is now available from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
In short: Not yet. Fiscal year 2016 has had a bumpy start, but things are starting to look like they are settling down. Read on to learn about the current status of FY 2016. Updated: 16 December.
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.