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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

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

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

Astronomy in the News highlights press releases and news articles of potential interest to AAS members and others. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the AAS.

01 Jul 2014 - Press

At its 223rd semiannual meeting last week in Washington, DC, the AAS named the recipients of its 2014 prizes for outstanding achievements in research, public policy, instrument development, education, and writing.

06 Feb 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

IOP Publishing and the AAS are pleased to announce the launch of the Astronomy Image Explorer (AIE), which provides researchers with quick and easy access to hundreds of thousands of graphics and videos that have been published in the Astrophysical Journal and Astronomical Journal.

06 Jan 2014 - Journals

The AAS has issued a statement addressing the potential elimination of the EPO activities in NASA's Science Mission Directorate, as called for in President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget proposal. The statement says that the suggested cuts “would dismantle some of the nation’s most inspiring and successful STEM education assets.”

14 Jun 2013 - Public Policy, Education, Public Outreach