The 2015 edition of Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences has just been published. As a benefit of belonging to the AAS, members are eligible to enjoy a 30% savings on the book.
Everyone who belongs to the AAS receives the magazine Physics Today as a member benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
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.
The LWA1 Radio Observatory invites applications for observing time between 15 December 2015 and 15 September 2016. Deadline: 4 September 2015.
The National Science Foundation's Division of Astronomical Sciences seeks to hire several new Program Directors, either as "permanent" employees or temporary (typically 1- to 4-year) "rotators."
The AIP has named applied physicist Robert G. W. Brown (Rockwell Collins & University of California, Irvine) as its new Chief Executive Officer, to succeed H. Frederick Dylla as of 1 June 2015.
Steven W. Clarke has been named director of NASA's Heliophysics Division as of 1 June 2015, leading the agency's efforts to study the Sun and its effects on Earth and the solar system.
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 227th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society will be held in Kissimmee, Florida, 4-8 January 2016. The AAS now seeks proposals for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Workshops, and Splinter Meetings.
The SETI Institute and NASA Astrobiology Institute are offering a limited number of travel grants for undergraduate and graduate students to attend the International Astronomical Union meeting in August.