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 Ronald Schorn, who died on 12 November 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Schorn’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Riccardo Giacconi, who died on 9 December 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Giacconi’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
Gemini Observatory is offering users and potential users personalized help at the Gemini booth in the Exhibit Hall at the 233rd AAS meeting in Seattle, WA, in January.
Peter K. G. Williams introduces himself and his new role as AAS Innovation Scientist and Director of the WorldWide Telescope project. Peter can help you hone your research-related technical skills!
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Corporation's 2019 Enabling Science call for proposals is now open. Deadline: 6 January 2019.
ScienceCounts, in partnership with the Alda Center for Communicating Science, is conducting an online survey to assess scientists’ attitudes towards science communication and engagement with the general public.