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
In this column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, we focus on an astronomical observation made by the archetypal Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci.
The AAS Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion in Graduate Astronomy Education is holding a Special Session at the 232nd AAS meeting in Denver on 4 June and looks forward to hearing your ideas.
The AAS has issued two Action Alerts so far in 2018, and our members may have noticed a new look to the emails. We're now using CQIgnite, advocacy software from CQ Roll Call.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
The AAS seeks proposals for Special Sessions and Town Halls to be held at the 233rd AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, 6-10 January 2019. Deadlines are just around the corner!
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Louise Gray Young, who died on 2 March 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Young’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.