AAS Nova provides brief highlights of recently published articles from the AAS journals to inform researchers, science journalists, and others about breakthroughs and discoveries they might otherwise overlook.
At its 225th semiannual meeting last week in Seattle, Washington, the AAS named the recipients of its 2015 prizes for outstanding achievements in research, instrument development, and education.
The American Astronomical Society (AAS) and IOP Publishing (IOP) have created a new electronic book publishing partnership as part of the AAS’s mission to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.
Effective in 2015 the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplement Series will become electronic only and will no longer be available in paper editions.
Fifteen members of the AAS traveled to Washington, DC, 25-26 March to express to Congress the need for sustained and predictable federal funding of scientific research, which is critically important to American economic growth.