The National Research Council’s Optical and Infrared System Study Committee requests white papers from the astronomy community to aid its work. Deadline: 6 October 2014.
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Join an online hangout on Thursday, 22 February, at 3:00 pm ET to learn about the outskirts of our solar system with data from the Voyager and Interstellar Boundary Explorer spacecraft.
The Spitzer Cycle-14 call for proposals deadline has been extended to Friday, 23 March 2018.
Learn about the transition to LIGO-Virgo open, public alerts (OPAs) for multimessenger observations by joining an online forum and/or by attending a town hall in Boston or Amsterdam. RSVP requested!
A committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is requesting community input to carry out a study on the science strategy for the field of extrasolar planets.
Take a mind-blowing voyage to the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe and then share the science of black holes with your students using educational resources from PBS and WGBH.
Join the Association for Women in Science and the Society of Women Engineers for the annual "Diversity and Inclusion Fuels Innovation in STEM" Capitol Hill Days on 14-15 March. Register by 15 February.
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 8 February, at 3:00 pm ET to hear about the new planetary system around the star K2-138.
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is producing a book to document and celebrate the Great American Eclipse of 2017. Do you have something to contribute? Let the ASP know by 15 February.
Graduate students and postdocs are invited to apply to enhance their careers through hands-on observatory experience, working directly with Keck Observatory scientists in Hawaii.
Guerilla Science is launching a paid artists and scientists residency program in the US. Applications are due by 20 February 2018.
Applications are now open for ComSciCon 2018, the 6th annual Communicating Science workshop for graduate students, to be held in Boston, MA, 14-16 June 2018.
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 25 January, at 3:00 pm ET to hear how future interplanetary missions might use a pulsar-based GPS system to navigate through space.
Individuals at US institutions are welcome to apply for support to attend the August 2018 General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in Vienna, Austria. Deadline: 28 February.
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.
The science community is invited to make comments on the draft solicitation for the next generation of instruments for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy. Deadline: 12 January.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites you to register and attend the Decadal Survey Community Planning Workshop, 20-21 February 2018, in Tucson, Arizona.
In town for the DC meeting? Stop by the National Gallery of Art for the rare opportunity to view Vermeer’s "The Astronomer" and "The Geographer" paintings.
Attend the WorldWide Telescope workshop at the AAS winter meeting to learn how to use WWT for research, education, or outreach.
Gemini Observatory is offering users and potential users personalized help at the Gemini booth in the Exhibit Hall at the 231st AAS meeting near Washington, DC, in January.