From the Executive Office
7 Aug 2013
With Executive Officer Kevin Marvel on sabbatical, the other managers on the AAS staff will take turns writing this column. First up: CFO Kelly Clark, who writes about our recent office relocation.
United Nations Basic Space Science Initiative
6 August 2013
The UNBSSI is a long-term effort for the development of astronomy and space science through regional and international cooperation on a worldwide basis, particularly in developing nations. A full report on a series of...
Call for White Papers: Soliciting Community Input for Alternate Science Investigations for the Kepler Spacecraft
5 Aug 2013
The Kepler project office at NASA's Ames Research Center has released an open solicitation for community input for alternate science investigations that may be performed using Kepler and are consistent with its probable...
Golden Goose Award Goes to John Eng
1 August 2013
The Golden Goose Award celebrates scientists whose federally funded research seemed odd or obscure but turned out to have a significant, positive impact on society. The latest recipient is a physician whose study of Gila...
AAS 2013 Summer Campaign Heats Up
26 Jul 2013
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Indianapolis Meeting Session Videos
25 Jul 2013
Video recordings from the 222nd AAS meeting in Indianapolis are now online for members to view. Please note that you will need your AAS login and password.
Murchison Widefield Array Call for Proposals
1 Aug 2013
The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) in Western Australia invites shared-risk observing proposals for the 2014A semester (1 January 2014 through 30 June 2014). Deadline: 15 October 2013.
NSO Observing Proposal Deadline Is Imminent
22 Jul 2013
The deadline for submitting observing proposals to the National Solar Observatory for the fourth quarter of 2013 is 15 August.
IPAC Visiting Graduate Student Fellowships 2014
19 Jul 2013
The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at Caltech announces the availability of six-month graduate-student fellowships, typically taking place during January-July, with some flexibility on the starting and ending...
One Astronomer’s Transition to Science Policy
19 July 2013
Josh Shiode, the AAS's incoming John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, blogs about his somewhat meandering journey from research scientist to policy wonk.
DPS Announces 2013 Prize Winners
12 Jul 2013
The AAS Division for Planetary Sciences is pleased to announce its new crop of prize winners. The 2013 DPS prizes will be presented at the 45th annual DPS meeting in Denver, Colorado, 6-11 October.
2013 Reber Medal Awarded to Jim Moran
1 Jul 2013
The 2013 Grote Reber Medal for significant and innovative contributions to radio astronomy has been awarded to AAS member Jim Moran of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
NRAO Semester 2014A Call for Proposals
8 Jul 2013
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is pleased to announce the Semester 2014A Call for Proposals for the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, and Green Bank Telescope. Deadline for submissions: 1 August 2013...
"New Windows on Transients Across the Universe" Now Available
8 Jul 2013
The Royal Society has just published the proceedings of an interdisciplinary meeting on the new era of multi-messenger astrophysics. It's available online.
Partnership Opportunities with the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory
8 Jul 2013
Institutions in the field of millimeter- and submillimeter-wavelength astronomy interested in future scientific or technical collaborations involving the use of the CSO are encouraged to contact the director's office.