Representing the AAS, Executive Officer Kevin Marvel joined leaders of about 70 other professional societies in Washington, DC, to discuss the issue of sexual harassment in STEMM fields.
Newly installed President Megan Donahue reflects on what made the 232nd AAS meeting in June so special.
Nominations are now invited for the Margaret Burbidge Visiting Professorship of Physics and Astronomy at UC San Diego. The deadline for applications is Friday, 16 November 2018.
Nominations for the Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize are invited annually from the fields of astronomy, cosmology, mathematics, and the philosophy of science. The 2019 Cosmology Prize deadline is 15 December.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
NASA's Science Mission Directorate is hosting a "Workshop on Maximizing the Scientific Return of NASA Data" on 30–31 October in Washington, DC. Registration is free.
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says that NASA should expand the search for life in the universe and make astrobiology an integral part of its missions.
The AAS Historical Astronomy Division will present the 2019 Osterbrock Book Prize to Stella Cottam and Wayne Orchiston for Eclipses, Transits, and Comets of the Nineteenth Century.