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The AAS Council has endorsed the vision statement that emerged from the inaugural Inclusive Astronomy conference in Nashville, Tennessee, in June 2015.

28 Jul 2016

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

Gift of Securities

23 Jun 2016 - Donate

Gift of Retirement Plan Assests

08 Aug 2017 - Donate

Seventeen AAS members traveled to Washington, DC, on 16 March 2016 to thank members of Congress for supporting research and development in the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus appropriations and to ask for continued support in FY 2017 and beyond.

22 Mar 2016 - Press

Why Dependent Care Grants?

14 Mar 2018 - Meetings

At its 227th semiannual meeting last week in Kissimmee, Florida, the AAS named the recipients of its 2016 prizes for outstanding achievements in research, instrument development, education, and service.

18 Jan 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS