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.
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 Golden Goose Award, cosponsored by the AAS, celebrates scientists whose federally funded research seemed odd or obscure but turned out to have a significant, positive impact on society.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Robert P. Kraft, who passed away 26 May 2015.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Roger J. Thomas, who passed away 19 May 2015.
The LWA1 Radio Observatory invites applications for observing time between 15 December 2015 and 15 September 2016. Deadline: 4 September 2015.
The National Science Foundation's Division of Astronomical Sciences seeks to hire several new Program Directors, either as "permanent" employees or temporary (typically 1- to 4-year) "rotators."