The US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics invites the community to submit white papers by 18 January 2019 in preparation for the 2020 decadal survey.
Rick is being honored with NASA’s Exceptional Public Achievement Medal “for exceptional service to the nation in [his] tireless efforts for the public’s safe solar viewing of the 2017 total solar eclipse.”
In this monthly feature of the AAS Policy Blog, we share a calendar of upcoming events in science and space policy that may be of interest to our members.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
LCO invites applications for organized and structured astronomy-education programs with well-defined target audiences. Partners will observe with LCO telescopes and use the data in their educational activities.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites all interested US scientists to participate in the development of exemplar Key Science Programs for the Giant Magellan Telescope and Thirty Meter Telescope.
The Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group is soliciting members of the astronomy community to study the future of multi-wavelength astronomy from space. Respond by 10 August 2018 if interested.
In this column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, we focus on Henrietta Swan Leavitt, who discovered the relation between the luminosity and the period of Cepheid variable stars.
The International Astronomical Union has joined a study on how to reduce the gap between men and women in the natural sciences and related disciplines. Please take their survey by 31 October.
The AAS and the American Geophysical Union have received a grant from The Kavli Foundation to advance exoplanet science through special sessions at both societies’ meetings and other activities.