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 Press Officer Rick Fienberg recently received the NASA Exceptional Public Achievement Medal for his "tireless efforts for the public’s safe solar viewing of the 2017 total solar eclipse.”
The National Academy of Sciences has appointed two leading scientists to co-chair the next Decadal Survey of Astronomy and Astrophysics, which will set community priorities for the 2020s.
At its recent meeting in Columbus, Ohio, the National Society of Black Physicists chose the winners of the AAS-sponsored Beth Brown Memorial Awards for oral and poster presentations.
Eight AAS members, including ApJ Letters editor Fred Rasio, are among the 416 distinguished scientists newly elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Anyone wishing to provide scientific input to the next Decadal Survey in Astronomy and Astrophysics (Astro2020) will have an extra month to do so. White papers will be accepted from 7 January to 19 February.
The AAS Committee on Light Pollution, Radio Interference, and Space Debris will host a dark-sky LED workshop from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm PST on Monday, 7 January, at AAS 233 in Seattle.
AAS Publishing has launched a new, sleeker AAS Journals website at https://journals.aas.org. Among its many enhancements, it features a cleaner layout, easier navigation, and improved compatibility with smartphones and other mobile devices.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
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