LAD's 2020 Dissertation Prize Is Awarded to Natalie Hell

19 Feb 2020
Dr. Hell is being honored by the AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division for groundbreaking laboratory measurements necessary for accurate, reliable interpretation of high-resolution X-ray spectra from astronomical sources.

Videos Available from the 235th AAS Meeting

11 Feb 2020
Slidecasts of 25 invited talks and prize lectures presented at the 2020 winter AAS meeting in Honolulu, HI, are now online for members. Sign in to view them at your leisure.

An Astronomy Project to Share on Valentine's Day

11 Feb 2020
Help fight light pollution by inviting your students, family, and friends to participate in the Globe at Night citizen-science effort. Just match your view of Orion to one of eight charts to determine how badly your sky...

AAS Names Two More Prize Recipients

7 Feb 2020
The American Astronomical Society has named the latest recipients of its Annie Jump Cannon Award in Astronomy and Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation, fleshing out the roster of 2020 AAS prize winners.

This Month in Astronomical History: January

5 Feb 2020
Each month this series from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division highlights an important discovery or memorable event. In this installment we focus on the “king of amateur astronomy conferences” and “Woodstock of...

Results of the 2020 AAS Election

4 Feb 2020
Voting in the AAS election of Officers and At-Large Trustees for terms beginning in 2020 closed on 31 January, and the ballots have been counted. The envelopes, please...