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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

The Warner Prize is normally awarded annually for a significant contribution to observational or theoretical astronomy during the five years preceding the award. It is given to an astronomer who has not attained 36 years of age in the year designated for the award or must be within eight years of receipt of their Ph.D. degree.

01 Jul 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Pierce Prize is normally awarded annually for outstanding achievement, over the past five years, in observational astronomical research based on measurements of radiation from an astronomical object. It is given to an astronomer who has not attained 36 years of age in the year designated for the award.

04 Aug 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The mission of the American Astronomical Society is to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the Universe.

06 May 2016 - Governance

The AAS has a surplus of books. We offer them to members on a first-come first-served basis. A flat shipping and handling fee of $10.00 per book applies. Discounted shipping may be available for bulk orders. Please fill out the book order form. Direct questions to Tracy Rowe.

29 Feb 2016 - Publications

The AAS administers a National Science Foundation grant that provides funding for airline travel to international science meetings. This funding is available only to individuals at US institutions.

06 Sep 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

American Astronomical Society Supports the Teaching of Evolution in United States Science Classes and states that "Intelligent Design” is non-Scientific and should not be Taught to the Nation’s Children.

25 Oct 2012 - Teaching

The material on this web site is subject to copyright protection, owned by the AAS unless otherwise indicated. Authors, editors, and publishers should also be aware of the copyright policy for the AAS journals.

18 Aug 2016 - Publications

Summary of Presentations at the AAS Business Meeting Supplementary Session Chicago, IL, June 1999

14 Apr 2016 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

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