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ASP Welcomes Nominations for 2020 Awards

24 Jan 2020
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific recognizes individual achievements in astronomy research, technology, education, and public outreach each year. Nominations for the 2020 awards are due on 1 March 2020.

AAS Members Honored by National Academy of Sciences

23 Jan 2020
The National Academy of Sciences announced the recipients of its 2020 awards in recognition of extraordinary scientific achievements, and among the recipients are AAS members Linda Elkins-Tanton and Lisa Kewley.

This Month in Astronomical History: December

23 Jan 2020
In this column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, we focus on Reverend John Michell and his dark star — a hypothetical star whose escape velocity was equal to the speed of light.

Applications Open for ComSciCon 2020!

21 Jan 2020
At ComSciCon's Flagship Workshop, participants build communication skills that scientists and other technical professionals need to express ideas to their peers, experts in other fields, and the general public. The...

AAS Names Recipients of 2020 Awards & Prizes

21 Jan 2020
The American Astronomical Society has named the recipients of its 2020 prizes for outstanding achievements in scientific research, education, scholarly writing, and service to the astronomical community.

Inside Sky & Telescope's February 2020 Issue

15 Jan 2020
Find out what's in the February 2020 issue of Sky & Telescope magazine, including how to hunt down meteorites, capture incredible nightscapes, discover exoplanets, and build your own spectrograph.

This Month in Astronomical History: November

15 Jan 2020
Each month this series from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division highlights an important discovery or memorable event. In this installment we reflect on Arthur Eddington's role in the 1919 solar eclipse that made Albert...