President Megan Donahue views the Society as more than the sum of its individual parts.
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.
Astronomy in the News
Several young astronomers, including one AAS member, will receive the New Horizons in Physics Prize from the Breakthrough Prize Foundation for their work in gravitational-wave astronomy.
It's renewal season at the AAS, and reminders and dues invoices are currently in production. Don’t let time-sensitive opportunities like our author discounts and reduced registrations pass you by.
The USNC-IAU is accepting applications for IAU Junior Membership until 31 December 2018. In addition, recent PhDs are eligible to apply for an IAU Divison prize.
When renewing your membership this fall, please consider making a gift to support the Society and its programs. There are many ways to give, and some of them might have significant tax advantages for donors.
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.