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General sources of information on light pollution, radio interference, and space debris.

24 Jan 2013 - Light

At its winter meeting last week in Washington, DC, the American Astronomical Society honored more than a dozen distinguished astronomers for their achievements in research, instrument development, education, and writing. The latest recipients of the annual AAS awards and prizes run the gamut from college students to senior faculty members.

21 Nov 2012 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Eleven members of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), including its Executive Officer, Kevin B. Marvel, have been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

25 Oct 2012 - Grants and Prizes: External

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