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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.

11 Jun 2019 - 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.
31 May 2019

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

The AAS Award for Public Service to the Astronomical Sciences is given at most annually to up to two individuals who have performed outstanding public service in support of astronomy, planetary science, and related fields.

11 Oct 2017 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS has issued a statement addressing the potential elimination of the EPO activities in NASA's Science Mission Directorate, as called for in President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget proposal. The statement says that the suggested cuts “would dismantle some of the nation’s most inspiring and successful STEM education assets.”

14 Jun 2013 - Public Policy, Education, Public Outreach

The AAS press officer is often asked, by members as well as journalists, how decisions are made about which papers to feature in news briefings at AAS meetings. The answer may surprise you!

26 Jan 2018 - Press