Newly installed President Megan Donahue reflects on what made the 232nd AAS meeting in June so special.
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 NASA Science Mission Directorate requests information, comments, and suggestions to assist in the development of a Strategic Plan for Scientific Data and Computing. Responses are due 19 October.
The Lecar Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to the study of extrasolar planets in particular and theoretical astrophysics in general. Nominations are now welcome. Deadline: 1 November 2018.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
Congress is scrambling to pass legislation to fund the federal government starting 1 October, and federal agencies have only recently been able to finalize their budgets for the year ending 30 September.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member John A. Graham, who died on 13 September 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Graham’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
The American Institute of Physics is seeking qualified scientists to apply for the 2019-2020 AIP State Department Fellowship program by 15 October 2018.