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
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Hollis Johnson, who died on 15 April 2019. If you would like to write Dr. Johnson’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
The preprint repository at arXiv.org is not letting authors post contributions to Research Notes of the AAS (RNAAS). The Society's journal editors are trying to change that.
The Galileoscope, introduced during the International Year of Astronomy 2009, will continue to be available to astronomy educators and other enthusiasts thanks to an agreement with Explore Scientific.
The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer and IPAC announce the publication of 12.8 million calibrated 3.4- and 4.6-micron images and a database of more than 95 billion source detections.
The 234th AAS meeting, held jointly with our Laboratory Astrophysics Division and Solar Physics Division, takes place 9-13 June 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. Register by 16 April to take advantage of discounted rates, and submit your late abstract by 1 May!
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.