Meg Urry reviews the very busy, very successful 225th AAS meeting held 4-8 January 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center.
The AAS election of officers and councilors for terms beginning in 2015 is now under way. The best way to ensure that your voice is heard is to vote! Deadline: 31 January 2015.
Kelly Korreck describes why she enjoyed Congressional Visits Day last year and encourages all fellow AAS members to volunteer to participate and to advocate for the astronomical sciences.
The AAS seeks full members interested in making 2- to 3-day visits to community colleges and minority-serving institutions as well as other colleges and universities that don't grant degrees in astronomy.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of emeritus member Charles H. Townes, who passed away 27 January 2015.
The AAS and IOP Publishing have launched a new electronic book publishing partnership, and we're now seeking authors as we prepare to start publishing textbooks, reviews, and monographs in 2017.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member N. W. Broten, who passed away 12 January 2015.
The National Solar Observatory welcomes proposals to use its telescopes on Sacramento Peak in New Mexico and/or Kitt Peak in Arizona during the 2nd quarter of 2015.