AAS President Megan Donahue offers some thoughts on the controversy over the future of telescopes atop Maunakea, Hawai‘i.
Executive Officer Kevin Marvel explains some of the background behind the Society's acquisition of Sky & Telescope magazine.
Astronomy in the News
AAS members are invited to "Engaging the Cosmic Perspective to Address Environmental and Social Issues" at the Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, 23 October.
Nominations are now invited for the Margaret Burbidge Visiting Professorship of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, San Diego. Application deadline: Friday, 31 January 2020.
Wildlife safaris during the day, and stargazing under pristine Southern Hemisphere skies during the night. Sound good? Join Sky & Telescope's Botswana tour in July 2020.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 goes to physical cosmologist James Peebles and pioneering exoplanet hunters Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
It’s time to choose our Doxsey Prize winners from among those giving dissertation talks at the 235th AAS meeting. We seek members willing to review and rank dissertation abstracts. Signup deadline: 17 October.