AAS President Meg Urry addresses the controversy over some disrespectful remarks made during the debate over one of the two US-led giant segmented mirror telescopes.
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.
The AIP has named applied physicist Robert G. W. Brown (Rockwell Collins & University of California, Irvine) as its new Chief Executive Officer, to succeed H. Frederick Dylla as of 1 June 2015.
Steven W. Clarke has been named director of NASA's Heliophysics Division as of 1 June 2015, leading the agency's efforts to study the Sun and its effects on Earth and the solar system.
We honor the memory of our departed colleagues. The Historical Astronomy Division commissions and compiles obituaries for deceased AAS members and depends on you, our members, for help writing them.
The 227th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society will be held in Kissimmee, Florida, 4-8 January 2016. The AAS now seeks proposals for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Workshops, and Splinter Meetings.
The SETI Institute and NASA Astrobiology Institute are offering a limited number of travel grants for undergraduate and graduate students to attend the International Astronomical Union meeting in August.
A new interactive resource for principal investigators and their institutional public information officers will help the National Science Foundation more effectively communicate the science it funds.