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To foster and recognize excellence in astronomy the AAS and its Divisions award grants and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research, education, instrumentation, writing, and service.

20 May 2015 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Russell Lecturer is normally to be chosen annually on the basis of a lifetime of eminence in astronomical research.

29 Apr 2015 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Current Executive Office staff listing.

17 Jun 2015 - Executive Office

At its 225th semiannual meeting last week in Seattle, Washington, the AAS named the recipients of its 2015 prizes for outstanding achievements in research, instrument development, and education.

21 Jan 2015 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) and IOP Publishing (IOP) have created a new electronic book publishing partnership as part of the AAS’s mission to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.

16 Dec 2014 - Publications

AAS Resolutions related to research, education, society and astronomy as a profession.

12 Mar 2015 - Governance

The AAS is offering opportunities for members to secure funding to travel to a Society meeting in order to increase the number of astronomers from historically underrepresented groups.

03 Sep 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Different AAS prizes and awards have different requirements for their nomination/application packages. Here are convenient checklists to help ensure that the materials you submit are correct and complete.

30 Jun 2015 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

AAS Council resolutions related to research, education, society, and astronomy as a profession but whose period of relevance has passed.

14 Jul 2014 - Governance

Six one-page flyers from the AAS Press Office offer easy-to-use guidelines for interacting with the media, preparing press releases, and presenting discoveries to reporters at news briefings.

05 Jun 2015 - Press