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
Elena Aprile (Columbia University) is being honored with the 2019 Berkeley prize for her leadership of the XENON project and its groundbreaking search for the particles thought to make up dark matter.
During our Spring/Summer 2018 Campaign, please give to the travel grants and prizes that support AAS members to go forth and share the excitement of astronomy with the world.
Proposals to use the high-flying Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy during the period 29 April 2019 to 27 April 2020 are due on 7 September 2018.
In this column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, we focus on the birth of Angelo Secchi and the pioneering of astrophysical spectroscopy.
To prevent sexual harassment, academic institutions should go beyond legal compliance to promote a change in culture, says a new study. Current approaches have not led to a decline in harassment.
Astrobites has published summaries of many of the plenary talks and press briefings from throughout the 232nd AAS meeting.