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The AAS wants formal input on how to improve its meetings! Please fill out this survey to give yours:
https://goo.gl/l1uySe 
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If you use infrared detectors to make precise photometric measurements, you should worry about reciprocity failure.  What's that?  Glad you asked...  

Oh, and Ming Zhao measures the orbital circularity and slope of the temperature-pressure profile in HAT-P-32A b.  Oh, and it has a binary M dwarf companion.

Sometimes it’s easy to forget amid all this detail that we’re measuring the conditions of the atmosphere on another planet 1,000 light years from home!
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A Brief History of the Exoplanet Orbit Database
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Neat article about the Moon in the NYT, including a concluding section on Arpita Roy's article with me and Steinn Sigurdsson.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/09/science/revisiting-the-moon.html?_r=1
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Apparently, between the proofs (which looked fine):
http://arxiv.org/abs/1408.1133
and the published paper (here): 
http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/792/1/26/
IOP changed every instance of \^G to $^G$.
Grrr…
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I think this turned out really well. PBtScience focuses a lot on "meta-science": inspirations, preparations, mentors, and work-life issues.
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Congratulations to Jason Curtis, who has won a Chambliss award for his AAS poster.
http://bit.ly/1emGOFr
He follows in the footsteps of fellow AstroWright lab member Katherina Feng's win last winter, Ming Zhao's showing in the PSU Postdoc Exhibition, and Sharon Xuesong Wang's win in the PSU graduate exhibition.
Yeah, we're a bunch of poster/presentation nerds. But we share our secrets! You, too can win "best poster" (and, much more importantly, effectively communicate your science) if you follow these tips:
Lots more at AstroBetter:
http://www.astrobetter.com/wiki/tiki-index.php?page=Presentation
Remember to use color palettes that are friendly to the color-blind!:
http://www.sron.nl/~pault/
Remember, your science speaks for itself much more loudly when you give it a megaphone in the form of a well-designed poster! 
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