General Program Announcements
Update on Threat to Maria Mitchell Observatory
The Town of Nantucket has agreed to reconsider their plan to install new utility poles and wires that would ruin the historic observatory's view of the southern sky.
Afternoon Astronomy Coffee Hangout on 8 December
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 8 December, at 3:00 pm ET, to learn about the discovery and investigation of the galaxy Dragonfly 44, which is made almost entirely of dark matter.
December 2016 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
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.
SETI Institute Call for White Papers
The SETI Institute is soliciting input to advance the search for intelligent life in the universe, and for the creation of a multidisciplinary Virtual Institute for SETI Research.
L'Oreal For Women in Science Fellowship
Five postdoctoral women scientists will be awarded a L'Oréal USA For Women In Science Fellowship in 2017. Applications will open on Monday, 28 November, and are due by 3 February 2017.
Students: Have You Started Thinking About Summer Programs?
It's not to early to begin preparing your applications for paid summer research experiences and graduate programs.
Future in Space Hangout 17 November with PLANETS Foundation
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 17 November, at 3:00 pm ET, to learn about an international team attempting to build several new, revolutionary telescope projects dedicated solely for finding life in the universe
NASA-Led Splinter Meetings – January 2017
NASA will host five splinter meetings on Tuesday, 3 January 2017, at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center.
Call for Nominations to the ExoPAG Executive Committee
Nominations are now being accepted for new members of NASA's Exoplanet Exploration Program Analysis Group (ExoPAG) Executive Committee. All nominations must be received by 13 January 2017.
Upcoming Webinars from AWIS on Creating Inclusive Workplaces
Join the Association for Women in Science for the webinar series "Start With Me: How to Create Inclusive Pockets of Greatness." The next webinar will take place on Wednesday, 16 November, at 12:00 pm ET.