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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.

08 Oct 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

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

16 Jul 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Current Executive Office staff listing.

04 Nov 2014 - Executive Office

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.

11 Dec 2014 - 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.

23 Jul 2014 - 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.

18 Jun 2014 - Press

Effective in 2015 the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplement Series will become electronic only and will no longer be available in paper editions.

02 Jun 2014

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