General Program Announcements

Call for Astro2020 Science White Papers

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.

Afternoon Astronomy Coffee Hangout 12 July

10 Jul 2018
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 12 July, at 3:00 pm ET to learn about to learn about how new X-ray observations of Eta Carinae, an exploding star system, show cosmic rays coming from colliding gas in the system.

Applications Open for AAS-EPD Mini-Grants

Proposals are invited from US-based AAS members for small grants to provide education-related mentoring and professional-development experiences for fellow members. Deadline: Sunday, 5 August.

Afternoon Astronomy Coffee Hangout 28 June

28 Jun 2018
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 28 June, at 3:00 pm ET to learn about a recent effort to weigh the Milky Way galaxy using the motions of its satellite galaxies.