Every year the National Science Board salutes leaders with remarkable contributions and public service in science and engineering through its honorary awards. Nominations for 2016 are due by 1 October 2015.
The AAS Historical Astronomy Division wants to interview astronomers at all career stages, from all over the world, at the upcoming International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Hawaii.
Nominations (including self-nominations) are invited for new members of the Executive Committee of NASA's Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG). Terms are three years. Deadline: 1 September 2015.
The Golden Goose Award, cosponsored by the AAS, celebrates scientists whose federally funded research seemed odd or obscure but turned out to have a significant, positive impact on society.
Explore space-based studies of exoplanets with experts Natalie Batalha and Sara Seager in the first of a new series of interactive online get-togethers with members of our AAS and the other AAS.
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.
The National Academy of Sciences seeks to recognize major contributions to the science of astronomy and invites help from AAS members to identify outstanding candidates for the Watson Medal. Deadline: 1 October 2015.
Are you bringing research experiences into introductory classes on your campus? Please share your thoughts, comments, stories, and experiences with the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.
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 National Radio Astronomy Observatory seeks proposals for use of the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, and Green Bank Telescope from 1 February to 31 July 2016. Proposals are due on 3 August 2015.