Anna Ho (MIT) was the only undergraduate AAS member who participated in Congressional Visits Day 2014. In this continuation of her earlier blog post, she describes her experience.
International excellence in space weather and/or space climate will be honored with the Birkeland, Nicolet, and Chizhevsky medals. Nomination deadline: 14 September 2014.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Barney J. Conrath, who passed away 23 April 2014.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Morris S. Davis, who passed away 19 June 2012.
ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor ID, and it's something that virtually every AAS member should have. Here's why.
The PFI project seeks participants to join working groups to help define top-level science requirements for the new instrument. Deadline: 16 June 2014.
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 Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Bruce E. Woodgate, who passed away 28 April 2014.
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.
Anna Ho (MIT) was the only undergraduate AAS member who participated in Congressional Visits Day 2014. In this guest post, she recounts her experience.
Our testimony outlines how we view the astronomical sciences as an integral part of what policymakers and advocates often refer to as our national “innovation ecosystem.”
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.
Learn how to communicate effectively with the press and public by attending our science-communication workshop on Sunday afternoon, 1 June, in Boston.
The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics invites applications from students seeking an immersive experience in science education and public outreach. Deadline: 13 May 2014.
AAS members Neta Bahcall and Fiona Harrison are among the 204 highly accomplished individuals newly elected to one of the US's most prestigious honorary societies.
Have you obtained your ORCID iD yet? We tell you how to get one and how to add it to your AAS member profile, which can now accept your cell-phone number too.
AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel looks forward to the IAU General Assembly, 3-14 August 2015, in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii.
As part of the United Nations Basic Space Science Initiative and International Space Weather Initiative, a new solar-physics station has been set up at Quito Astronomical Observatory.
The recent Internet security vulnerability doesn't appear to have compromised any AAS member data, but we nevertheless recommend that you change all your online passwords.