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.
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.
Learn about the transition to LIGO-Virgo open, public alerts (OPAs) for multimessenger observations by joining an online forum and/or by attending a town hall in Boston or Amsterdam. RSVP requested!
Please help a high-school student in Illinois by taking his survey to investigate people's interests in pursuing careers in astronomy. Deadline: Friday, 2 March.
In this month's column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, we focus on early African American astronomer Benjamin Banneker.
The AAS Board of Trustees has named Virginia Trimble a patron of the Society, and the International Astronomical Union has given the name Trimble to asteroid number 9271.