The American Physical Society Insurance Trust has a new administrator and will soon offer AAS members enhanced insurance benefits and services at group rates.
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has published two new reports examining what new physics and astrophysics PhDs are doing a year after finishing their doctorates.
A new report from the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine suggests that the US postdoctoral experience should be refocused on training and mentoring.
The AAS's Laboratory Astrophysics Division is honoring Lou Allamandola "for his numerous contributions to the study of ices and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in astronomical environments."
A workshop at next month's AAS meeting in Seattle focuses on new ways to use the Galileoscope and Quality Lighting kits for outreach during the International Year of Light 2015. Register by 18 December!
Every year the National Science Board salutes a leader who has made exceptional contributions to the welfare of humankind via science and technology. Nominations for 2015 have been extended through 20 January 2015.
#GivingTuesday, on 2 December this year, is a global day dedicated to celebrating generosity. We encourage you to use this opportunity to support some of the many funds and projects that help define the AAS.
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.
AAS meetings are the largest and most logistically complex astronomy meetings in the world. We ask all attendees to work together to enhance the value of the meetings by keeping a few simple things in mind.
Six AAS members are among the 401 distinguished scientists newly elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Ten winners and five honorable mentions will receive support to present their dissertation talks at the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, in January.
Your membership supports the AAS mission to enhance and share humanity's scientific understanding of the universe. Renew by 31 December to receive a discount on author charges in AAS journals.
SpaceNews and several satellite-industry associations are doing a survey of the community, including scientists who build and/or use space-based instruments. Please take 15 minutes to help them out!
The AAS has issued a statement on the wearing of an inappropriate shirt by a European scientist at a press conference as well as on the reaction to the incident.
NASA is considering an airship challenge to incentivize the demonstration of a long-duration scientific platform for the Earth and space sciences by flying a 20 kg payload for 20 hours at 20 km.
NASA's 11th Exoplanet Exploration Program Analysis Group meeting offers an opportunity to discuss scientific and technical issues related to exoplanets and to provide input to NASA.
A feature of every winter AAS meeting, including the upcoming 225th meeting in Seattle, the Career Center facilitates potential employer-employee connections and can help you land your next position.
The conference, in February 2015, will celebrate what has been done with the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), what is being done with NEOWISE, and what will be done in the future.
Members of the International Astronomical Union are encouraged to weigh in on which of the proposed Commissions — some old, some new — they're most interested in joining. Deadline: 31 December.
Download our mobile app for the 46th annual DPS meeting in Tucson. It puts the entire conference program in your pocket and ensures that it’s always up to date. Get the app for your smartphone or tablet today!