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To foster and recognize excellence in astronomy the AAS and its Divisions award grants and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research, education, instrumentation, writing, and service.

26 Feb 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

To foster and recognize excellence in astronomy the AAS and its Divisions award grants and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research, education, instrumentation, writing, and service.

06 Jun 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

To foster and recognize excellence in astronomy the AAS and its Divisions award grants and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research, education, instrumentation, writing, and service.

15 Mar 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

To foster and recognize excellence in astronomy the AAS and its Divisions award grants and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research, education, instrumentation, writing, and service.

05 Feb 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Russell Lecturer is normally to be chosen annually on the basis of a lifetime of eminence in astronomical research.

01 Jul 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Current Executive Office staff listing.

11 Jul 2016 - Executive Office

Barely a month into her two-year term as AAS President, Christine Jones (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory) was invited to testify to the US Congress on astronomy's contributions to science, technology, and education.

13 Jul 2016 - Public Policy

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded the AAS a grant of $450,000 to enable researchers to discover and cite scientific software, track its use and impact, and preserve it for reuse and posterity.

05 Jul 2016 - Publications

AAS Nova, a 10-month-old website featuring research highlights from the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ), won “Best Health / Education News Site” at the Drum Online Media Awards on 7 June 2016. AAS Nova is a joint project of the AAS and IOP Publishing.

14 Jun 2016 - Grants and Prizes: External

At its 228th meeting now under way in San Diego, California, the American Astronomical Society announced that it will begin sponsoring Astrobites, the widely acclaimed daily blog, written by graduate students in astronomy, that summarizes one astro-ph preprint briefly each day in a format accessible to undergraduates.

13 Jun 2016 - Publications

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