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At its 225th semiannual meeting last week in Seattle, Washington, the AAS named the recipients of its 2015 prizes for outstanding achievements in research, instrument development, and education.

21 Jan 2015 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) and IOP Publishing (IOP) have created a new electronic book publishing partnership as part of the AAS’s mission to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.

16 Dec 2014 - Publications

The AAS is offering opportunities for members to secure funding to travel to a Society meeting in order to increase the number of astronomers from historically underrepresented groups.

17 Jan 2019 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Different AAS prizes and awards have different requirements for their nomination/application packages. Here are convenient checklists to help ensure that the materials you submit are correct and complete.

08 Oct 2018 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Six one-page flyers from the AAS Press Office offer easy-to-use guidelines for interacting with the media, preparing press releases, and presenting discoveries to reporters at news briefings.

26 Jan 2018 - Press

Effective in 2015 the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplement Series will become electronic only and will no longer be available in paper editions.

02 Jun 2014
The American Astronomical Society is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. This article describes our membership, programs, and activities.
26 Sep 2017

Astronomy in the News highlights press releases and news articles of potential interest to AAS members and others. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the AAS.

26 Jan 2018 - Press

At its 223rd semiannual meeting last week in Washington, DC, the AAS named the recipients of its 2014 prizes for outstanding achievements in research, public policy, instrument development, education, and writing.

06 Feb 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

IOP Publishing and the AAS are pleased to announce the launch of the Astronomy Image Explorer (AIE), which provides researchers with quick and easy access to hundreds of thousands of graphics and videos that have been published in the Astrophysical Journal and Astronomical Journal.

06 Jan 2014 - Journals