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.
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.
The AAS needs your help in getting due recognition for our most outstanding colleagues. Nominations and letters of support for the AAS prizes for 2015 must arrive in the Secretary's office by 30 June 2014.
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.
Astronomers Ray Jayawardhana (University of Toronto) and Sylvain Veilleux (University of Maryland) are among the latest recipients of Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships.
The Menu of Outreach Opportunities in Science Education (MOOSE) was assembled for the AAS Astronomy Ambassadors program and is now available to the entire astronomical community.