A solar eclipse crosses the US on 21 August 2017. Anyone interested in doing science and/or public outreach for this event are invited to the 2nd Eclipse Planning Workshop in Columbia, Missouri, in August 2014.
David J. Helfand offers a valedictory column in which he channels Charles Dickens to describe the best of times and worst of times, that is, his two years as AAS President.
Travel support is available for graduate students, postdocs, and early-career scientists who wish to attend the Industrial Physics Forum that will be held 29 Sept. to 3 Oct. 2014 in Brazil.
Results are in from the 224th AAS meeting in Boston: 14 graduate students and undergraduates are receiving Chambliss medals or award certificates to honor their winning poster presentations.
Jeffrey Newmark, a member of the AAS as well as our Solar Physics Division, is now overseeing the heliophysics effort within NASA's Science Mission Directorate.
On 3 May more than 60 astronomers and students from Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and West Virginia met for the first AAS Regional Meeting and found that the whole was greater than the sum of its parts.
We launched our first mobile app just in time for the 224th AAS meeting in Boston. If you downloaded it to your smartphone or tablet, we'd like to hear from you about how you used it and how you liked it.
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.
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific recently published an article by AAS Press Officer Rick Fienberg recounting his 20-plus years at Sky & Telescope magazine.
The AAS online membership directory is now more secure, and it displays more information to members than it does to nonmembers — as long as you sign in.
We’re launching our first mobile app just in time for the 224th AAS meeting in Boston. 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!
Please email or call your Congressperson in the House of Representatives before May 28th to ask that he or she support increased funding for basic science research at NASA and NSF in the FY 2015 appropriations bill.
If you teach in a high school or college and will be at the 224th AAS meeting in Boston, please consider attending our June 1st workshop on how to incorporate the Globe at Night citizen-science project into your classroom.
More than 1,000 photos from the 223rd AAS meeting in Washington, DC, last January are now online, and that's just the beginning.
International excellence in space weather and/or space climate will be honored with the Birkeland, Nicolet, and Chizhevsky medals. Nomination deadline: 14 September 2014.
ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor ID, and it's something that virtually every AAS member should have. Here's why.
A conference on 5-6 June in College Park, Maryland, will focus on strategies for implementing physics innovation and entrepreneurship education into undergraduate classrooms.
Among the 84 new members elected to the National Academy for 2014 are astronomers Daniel Eisenstein, Fiona Harrison, Stephen Shectman, and Joseph Silk.
The Exoplanet Exploration Program Analysis Group meets on 6 June 2014 in Boston, MA, offering AAS-meeting attendees a chance to provide scientific and technical input to NASA.
The ASP’s new executive director, Linda Shore, introduces herself and offers some thoughts on using astronomy to enhance scientific literacy among students and the public.