President Megan Donahue views the Society as more than the sum of its individual parts.
Representing the AAS, Executive Officer Kevin Marvel joined leaders of about 70 other professional societies in Washington, DC, to discuss the issue of sexual harassment in STEMM fields.
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 28 February, at 3:00 pm ET to learn about the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite mission and its discoveries.
The forthcoming film "Apollo 11," due for limited theatrical release on 1 March, will have a special screening at the National Air and Space Museum on 26 February, and AAS members are invited!
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of emeritus member David M. Rust, who died on 12 February 2019. If you would like to write Dr. Rust’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of AAS patron Irene Hansen Osterbrock, who died on 2 February 2019. If you would like to write Mrs. Osterbock's obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory's 2018 Robert L. Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award goes to Erin Cox for her dissertation “Probing Planetary Disks: From Birth to Protoplanets."
Voting in the AAS election of Officers and At-Large Trustees for terms beginning in 2019 closed on 8 February, and the ballots have been counted. The envelopes, please...