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Meg Urry

Our Society is at its best when talented, enthusiastic AAS members contribute to our mission to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.

Annabelle Eames Powell

The AAS has launched its Spring 2015 Campaign, and a special challenge grant will double the value of contributions to the Annie Jump Cannon Award Fund.

Recent Posts

The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Alexander Dalgarno, who passed away 9 April 2015.

If you earned your PhD between 2004 and 2014 from any institution worldwide and have ever studied, worked, or trained in the United States, you are invited to participate in a new study of PhD employment.

Astro Hack Week is an "unconference" focused on astrostatistics and data-intensive astronomy. It will have material and activities appropriate for scientists at all levels from senior undergraduates to faculty.

Come to this meeting, 17-19 June 2015 at Vanderbilt University, to help define recommendations and actions that will make the astronomical community more diverse and inclusive.

What’s the best way to deal with the English language’s lack of a gender-neutral singular pronoun? As any grammarian can tell you, the answer has changed over the years. Just ask him/her/them!

In mid-March college student Ashley Tucker joined more than a dozen other AAS members in Washington, DC, for Congressional Visits Day 2015. Here are her thoughts on what she learned from the experience.