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.
Astronomy in the News
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 National Academy of Sciences seeks to recognize major contributions to the science of astronomy and invites help from AAS members to identify outstanding candidates for the Watson Medal. Deadline: 1 October 2015.
Are you bringing research experiences into introductory classes on your campus? Please share your thoughts, comments, stories, and experiences with the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.
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 National Radio Astronomy Observatory seeks proposals for use of the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, and Green Bank Telescope from 1 February to 31 July 2016. Proposals are due on 3 August 2015.
The editors and publishers of some of the world's leading astronomical journals are offering a workshop for current and prospective authors and referees at the IAU General Assembly. RSVP today!