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 Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer and IPAC announce the NEOWISE 2018 Data Release with 10.3 million calibrated image sets and more than 76.8 billion source detections.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Thomas A. Pauls, who died on 9 April 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Pauls’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
Slidecasts of 12 invited talks and prize lectures presented at the January 2018 AAS meeting near Washington, DC, are now online for members. Sign in to view them at your leisure.
This week, ask your US senators and representative to support NASA astrophysics and community-derived science priorities, including the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope.
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 12 April, at 3:00 pm ET to learn how the number of confirmed planets has increased dramatically within the last 30 years.
Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot has named the Science Mission Directorate's Planetary Science Division director as the agency's new chief scientist, effective 1 May 2018.