The bad news about sexual harassment in astronomy is actually good news, because we're talking about the issue openly.
To help prepare for the 2020 Astrophysics Decadal Survey, NASA is forming Science and Technology Definition Teams for four large mission concepts. Applications to join the STDTs are due 1 February.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is honoring Roy Kerr and AAS member Roger Blandford "for fundamental work on rotating black holes and their astrophysical consequences."
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 Gemini Observatory invites proposals for new large and long programs, with observations beginning in August 2016. LOI deadline: 2 February. Proposal deadline: 31 March.
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.
NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute seek proposals for Hubble observations and funding for archival and theoretical research programs. Deadline: 8 April 2016.
In case you missed the January AAS meeting in Kissimmee, Florida, here are some highlights courtesy of a special collaboration between AAS Nova and Astrobites.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory seeks proposals for use of the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, and Green Bank Telescope. Proposals are due on 1 February 2016.
Developed by Microsoft Research, WWT is now an open-source "Universe Information System" whose further development will be led and supported by the AAS.