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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.

26 Oct 2015 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Current Executive Office staff listing.

10 Nov 2015 - Executive Office

The AAS deplores sexual harassment and expresses its unequivocal support for the people who risk their own professional status by speaking publicly in order to protect others from similar abuse.

16 Oct 2015 - Press

AAS Nova provides brief highlights of recently published articles from the AAS journals to inform researchers, science journalists, and others about breakthroughs and discoveries they might otherwise overlook.

19 Aug 2015 - Publications

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.

15 Oct 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.

09 Sep 2015 - 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.

02 Jul 2015 - Grants and Prizes: AAS