General Program Announcements
Personalized Support from Gemini at AAS 235
4 Dec 2019
Gemini Observatory is offering users and potential users personalized help at the Gemini booth in the Exhibit Hall at the 235th AAS meeting in Honolulu, Hawai‛i, in January.
December 2019 Issue of Physics Today Now Available
2 Dec 2019
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The December issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
First Public Release of DRAGONS Is Available
18 Nov 2019
The first public release of Gemini's new Python-based data-reduction platform, DRAGONS (Data Reduction for Astronomy from Gemini Observatory North and South), is now available for download, installation, and use.
IAU Membership and IAU PhD Prize Applications Open
12 Nov 2019
The USNC-IAU is accepting applications for IAU Individual and Junior Membership until 15 December 2019. In addition, recent PhDs are eligible to apply for an IAU Divison prize.
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12 Nov 2019
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Library of Congress Invites Applications for Blumberg Astrobiology Chair
11 Nov 2019
The US Library of Congress seeks applications for the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology, Exploration, and Scientific Innovation. Deadline: 1 January 2020.
AIP Seeks Nominations for 2020 Gemant Award
11 Nov 2019
The Andrew Gemant Award, given annually by the American Institute of Physics, recognizes significant contributions to the cultural, artistic, or humanistic dimension of physics. Nominations are due 31 January 2020.
New NASA Postdoctoral Program Policy Helps Level Playing Field
6 Nov 2019
The NASA Postdoctoral Program has a new policy that will allow Fellows to continue receiving stipends during time away from work.
Yerkes Observatory Gets a New Lease on Life
5 Nov 2019
The University of Chicago has agreed in principle to transfer ownership of Yerkes Observatory to the Yerkes Future Foundation, which plans to restore and refurbish the facility and keep it open for research and education...
November 2019 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
4 Nov 2019
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The November issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.