Community:Email 13nov09

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This is a generic mailing to the CEDAR community sent Nov 13, 2009. Meetings and jobs are listed at under 'Community' as 'Calendar of Meetings' and 'CEDAR related opportunities'. CEDAR email messages are under 'Community' as 'CEDAR email Newsletters'. All are in 'Quick Links' on the main page.

(1) Nominations for Zeldovich Medal due 30 Nov. Reply to See also and

(2) MIT Haystack Observatory - REU Program applications due 1 Feb 2010. Reply to K.T. Paul ( See also

(1) Nominations for Zeldovich Medal due 30 Nov.

From Shawna Johnson ( for Bob Schunk (

Dear CEDAR Community,

The time has arrived for us to select a COSPAR Commission C outstanding young scientist that we can put forth for the Zeldovich Medal. The young scientist must be under 36 years old on the last day of the year in which the medal is presented (2010). Please try to identify young scientists that we can nominate for the Commission C medal.

Further details and application forms are given on the COSPAR website at Applications are due 30 November 2009 for awards presented at the COSPAR Assembly 18-25 July, 2010 in Germany (

Bob Schunk (, Commission C Chair

(2) MIT Haystack Observatory - REU Program applications due 1 Feb 2010.

From K.T. Paul (


Undergraduate science, mathematics, engineering, and computer science students are invited to apply for summer research positions at the MIT Haystack Observatory in Westford, MA. Research projects include radio astronomical studies, atmospheric physics investigations, and hardware and software development for data acquisition and processing. The program extends from June 1 to August 6, 2010 and carries a weekly stipend of $400.00. Women, minorities and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For further information and application materials, see Application deadline is 1 February 2010.