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Breakthrough Prize Seeks Nominations for 2021

9 Dec 2019
The public nomination period for the 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics — theoretical, mathematical, and/or experimental — is now open. Nomination deadline: 1 April 2020.

Faith Vilas to Receive AGU's Fred Whipple Award

5 Dec 2019
Faith Vilas, Editor of our new Planetary Science Journal, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Fred Whipple Award, the highest honor given by the Planetary Sciences section of the American Geophysical Union.

Personalized Support from Gemini at AAS 235

4 Dec 2019
Gemini Observatory is offering users and potential users personalized help at the Gemini booth in the Exhibit Hall at the 235th AAS meeting in Honolulu, Hawai‛i, in January.

Be FAMOUS on #GivingTuesday!

2 Dec 2019
Today and all week we celebrate #GivingTuesday! Help us and our future FAMOUS (Funds for Astronomical Meetings: Outreach to Underrepresented Scientists) grantees by donating to the FAMOUS Travel Grants Program.

Heidelberg to Host IAU Education Office

1 Dec 2019
The International Astronomical Union has selected Haus der Astronomie, an astronomy outreach center based in Heidelberg, Germany, as the location for its new Office of Astronomy for Education.

AAS Members Elected as AAAS Fellows

26 Nov 2019
Numerous AAS members are among the scientists elected to the 2019 class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Apply for the 2020 AstroTech Summer School

26 Nov 2019
Upper-level undergraduates and early graduate students interested in astronomical instrumentation are invited to spend a week at the University of California, Berkeley, 20-24 July 2020. Application deadline: 23 January...