Developed by Microsoft Research, WWT is now an open-source "Universe Information System" whose further development will be led and supported by the AAS.
Are you an AAS member interested in advocating for your science with policy makers? If yes, then you should volunteer for Congressional Visits Day (15-16 March 2016)! Deadline: 22 January 2016.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is now accepting applications for the 2016 cohort of our summer student programs in science and technology research. Deadline: 1 February 2016.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
If you have a love of astronomy, a thirst for travel, and a desire to share this passion with others, apply now for the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP). Deadline: 31 January 2016.
As the year comes to a close, please consider making a donation to the AAS. Contributions are used to recognize extraordinary service, honor outstanding research, and celebrate student achievement.
If your college or university runs an on- or off-campus observatory, please join colleagues working to preserve dark skies at a splinter session on Friday, 8 January, during the 227th AAS meeting in Florida.
The AAS election of officers and councilors for terms beginning in 2016 is now under way. The best way to ensure that your voice is heard is to vote! Deadline: 31 January 2016.
The International Astronomical Union recommends that all astronomers, including those working on the cosmic microwave background, follow the IAU resolution for the polarization angle in all their publications.
Graduate students and postdocs are invited to apply for the 7th International Summer School on High-Performance Computing Challenges, 26 June to 1 July 2016, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Deadline: 15 February.