Kevin Marvel discusses the work of two AAS task forces, one examining how we organize our meetings and another recommending changes in how we operate our journals.
The AAS seeks full members interested in making 2- to 3-day visits to community colleges and minority-serving institutions that don't grant degrees in astronomy.
Learn how to get involved with a privately funded, 1.8-meter-aperture, ultraviolet-visible space telescope intended to complement other planned ground- and space-based observatories in the 2020s.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites proposals for the use of its telescopes and those of its partners during the period August 2015 to January 2016. Deadline: 31 March 2015.
Everyone who belongs to the AAS receives the magazine Physics Today as a member benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
The Society is saddened to learn of the death of emeritus member F. Curtis Michel, who passed away 23 February 2015.
By special arrangement with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, founding director George Field's Russell Lecture from the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle, WA, in January 2015 is now available for public viewing.
Haven't renewed your AAS membership for 2015? The time is now — not only will your membership be suspended and your member benefits cut off on Sunday, 1 March, but also a $10 fee will be assessed for all renewals made after that date.