The Society’s annual report for calendar year 2013 is now available for downloading as a PDF file. It includes a financial report and summarizes our membership, meetings, and other activities.
David J. Helfand offers a valedictory column in which he channels Charles Dickens to describe the best of times and worst of times, that is, his two years as AAS President.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of Conrad R. Sturch, who passed away 13 June 2014.
The Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) seeks nominations for the inaugural Laboratory Astrophysics Prize to honor an individual who has made significant contributions to the field over an extended period. Deadline: 29 August 2014.
The Department of Energy's Office of Science has announced new requirements for the management of digital research data by grant recipients.
The June 2014 issue of Status, the magazine of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy (CSWA), is now available for downloading as a 3.1-megabyte PDF.
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 recipients' work on game theory enabled the Federal Communications Commission to auction spectrum licenses.
The National Solar Observatory welcomes proposals to use its telescopes on Sacramento Peak in New Mexico and/or Kitt Peak in Arizona during the 4th quarter of 2014.