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
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science needs science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals to assist K-12 teachers in the DC metro area during the 2018-19 school year.
NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute seek proposals for Hubble observations and funding for archival and theoretical research programs. Deadline: 17 August 2018.
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 10 May, at 3:00 pm ET to learn about the search for Planet Nine — the elusive body thought by some to be lurking in the outer solar system.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Robert R. Brownlee, who died on 2 May 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Brownlee's obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
The Trump administration is considering making new rules on visas and export control specifically targeting Chinese citizens who seek to do research at United States' universities and institutes.