Executive Officer Kevin Marvel explains some of the background behind the Society's acquisition of Sky & Telescope magazine.
Adoption of the Society's Code of Ethics was just the first step in improving our community's culture and processes, says AAS President Megan Donahue.
Astronomy in the News
Here's a detailed report from our Bahcall Public Policy Fellow on the inaugural meeting of the Astro2020 steering committee, held in Washington, DC, 15-17 July 2019.
Slidecasts of 12 invited talks and prize lectures presented at the 2019 summer AAS meeting in St. Louis, MO, are now online for members. Sign in to view them at your leisure.
Our new John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, Kelsie Krafton, is on the job in DC and looks forward to informing AAS members about changes in policy that affect the astronomical community.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
This column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division focuses on Flagstaff’s participation in preparing for the Apollo Moon missions.
Richard Green, Director of the National Science Foundation's Division of Astronomical Sciences, is stepping down in September. He'll be succeeded by his deputy, Ralph Gaume.