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
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Nolan R. Walborn, who died on 22 February 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Walborn’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
The National Science Foundation announces award of a cooperative agreement with the University of Central Florida for management and operations of Arecibo Observatory.
NASA's Exoplanet Program Analysis Group invites early-career scientists at the intersection of exoplanets and space-based astronomy to attend the ExoPAG meeting on 29 July in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 22 February, at 3:00 pm ET to learn about the outskirts of our solar system with data from the Voyager and Interstellar Boundary Explorer spacecraft.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science cites Stassun for personally mentoring dozens of underrepresented minority students and for building innovative mentoring models.
The Spitzer Cycle-14 call for proposals deadline has been extended to Friday, 23 March 2018.