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With the addition of several new staff members and volunteers, the American Astronomical Society (AAS) is strengthening its position as a leading advocate for and facilitator of excellence in astronomy journalism, education, and outreach.

25 Oct 2012 - Executive Office

The Astronomy Achievement Student Awards are given to recognize exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present at one of the poster sessions at the meetings of the AAS.

28 Jun 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The award will be for an achievement in astronomical research made by an amateur astronomer.

06 Jul 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award is to be given for astronomy writing for an academic audience, specifically textbooks at either the upper division undergraduate level or the graduate level.

06 Jul 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The awards were given annually to up to four individuals who have performed outstanding public service in support of science.

28 Jun 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Annie Jump Cannon Award is for outstanding research and promise for future research by a postdoctoral woman researcher.

06 Jul 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS Education Prize is to recognize outstanding contributions to the education of the public, students and/or the next generation of professional astronomers.

28 Jun 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Van Biesbroeck Prize is normally awarded every two years and honors a living individual for long-term extraordinary or unselfish service to astronomy, often beyond the requirements of his or her paid position.

06 Jul 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Heineman Prize for Astrophysics is awarded jointly by the American Institute of Physics and the American Astronomical Society to recognize outstanding work in the field of astrophysics.

06 Jul 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS's Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation is to be awarded to an individual, of any nationality, for the design, invention or significant improvement of instrumentation (not software) leading to advances in astronomy.

06 Jul 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

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