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The world’s largest meeting of professional astronomers is coming to the Hawaii Convention Center in 2015. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) will hold its triennial General Assembly August 3-14, 2015, in Honolulu, on the island of Oahu. A vote at this year’s General Assembly in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, selected Hawaii as the location of the 2015 meeting against very strong competition from two other sites.

25 Oct 2012 - Press

We are excited to announce the opening of the AAS Lands' End Business Outfitters store.

There is no need to create an account; and items may be embroidered with the AAS logo in your choice of black or white. The logo application fee is $5.95 per item.

23 Aug 2012 - Membership

With the addition of several new staff members and volunteers, the American Astronomical Society (AAS) is strengthening its position as a leading advocate for and facilitator of excellence in astronomy journalism, education, and outreach.

25 Oct 2012 - Executive Office

The Astronomy Achievement Student Awards are given to recognize exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present at one of the poster sessions at the meetings of the AAS.

11 Jul 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The award will be for an achievement in astronomical research made by an amateur astronomer.

16 Jul 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award is to be given for astronomy writing for an academic audience, specifically textbooks at either the upper division undergraduate level or the graduate level.

16 Jul 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The awards were given annually to up to four individuals who have performed outstanding public service in support of science.

11 Jul 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Annie Jump Cannon Award is for outstanding research and promise for future research by a postdoctoral woman researcher.

16 Jul 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS Education Prize is to recognize outstanding contributions to the education of the public, students and/or the next generation of professional astronomers.

16 Jul 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Van Biesbroeck Prize is normally awarded every two years and honors a living individual for long-term extraordinary or unselfish service to astronomy, often beyond the requirements of his or her paid position.

16 Jul 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

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