President-Elect Megan Donahue and Executive Officer Kevin Marvel are gravely concerned about the administration’s abrupt cancellation of the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope.
Executive Officer Kevin Marvel suggests that if we stay connected with what's going on in the sky, we can more effectively share our excitement and enthusiasm for astronomy with the public.
Astronomy in the News
The House Appropriations Committee has kicked off appropriations season, holding "markups" — consideration of amendments, debate, and votes — on bills that set federal spending levels for fiscal year (FY) 2019.
Provided free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events each month. The AAS seeks sponsors plus key dates and deadlines for the 2019 edition. Deadline: 1 September 2018.
This annual competition, which now includes an astronomy category, celebrates the role great images play in making science accessible to a wide audience. Deadline for entries: 31 August.
Your guide to items at the June 2018 AAS meeting that relate to informing and/or developing the public policy that governs federally funded research in the astronomical sciences.
Thousands of visitors to the nation's capital will celebrate the summer solstice with free astronomy talks, hands-on educational activities, planetarium shows, and telescopic observations of the Sun, Moon, and planets.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.