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.
With no dues increase and a "stellar" lineup of benefits, there isn't a better time than now to renew your commitment to the AAS.
The National Research Council’s Optical and Infrared System Study Committee requests white papers from the astronomy community to aid its work. Deadline: 6 October 2014.
AAS members will elect new officers and councilors in early 2014. A preliminary slate of candidates is now in hand, and additional nominations are welcome. Deadline: 16 September.
The plan for institutional representatives described by AAS President David Helfand last April is now being implemented. Volunteers are welcome! Sign up today!
Offered free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events month by month. The AAS seeks sponsors and key dates and deadlines for the 2014 edition. New this year: "Buy a Birthday!" Deadline: 1 September.
With Executive Officer Kevin Marvel on sabbatical, the other managers on the AAS staff will take turns writing this column. First up: CFO Kelly Clark, who writes about our recent office relocation.
The AAS seeks session proposals for the 223rd AAS meeting in Washington, DC, 5-9 January 2014. We welcome proposals on both broad and narrow topics that will appeal to large and small groups.
Don’t forget to make your hotel reservations before the prices increase! The Portola Hotel and Spa will be accepting reservations through Monday, 11 March 2013.
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.
Supporting your Society is supporting your discipline — and enabling your Society to support you, too, in your research, teaching, and other professional activities. Renew today to avoid a lapse in benefits!
More than 100 early-career AAS members have been trained in effective science education and public outreach and are actively engaging audiences all across the US in the excitement of modern astronomy.
Results are in from the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle: 22 graduate students and undergraduates are receiving Chambliss medals or award certificates to honor their winning poster presentations.
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 SPSIG's inaugural meeting will be held in conjunction with the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle on Tuesday afternoon, 6 January, and is open to all attendees interested in issues related to software publication.
The upcoming 225th AAS meeting, 4-8 January 2015, offers workshops, sessions, posters, tutorials, and discussions that focus on many aspects of astronomical software — and Hack Day, too!
This year CVD will be 17-18 March 2015. The AAS aims to select at least 15 volunteers to come to Washington, DC, to raise visibility and support for science. Sign-up deadline: 3 February 2015.
Here's your chance to provide scientific input to the Thirty Meter Telescope project, stimulate planning for future TMT science programs, and help expand the international TMT partnership. Deadline: 16 January.
The AAS and IOP Publishing have created a new electronic book publishing partnership as part of the Society’s mission to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.