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HEAD Announces 2024 Award Winners

8 Feb 2024
The AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) has selected the winners of its 2024 Mid-Career, Early Career, Distinguished Career, and Innovation Prizes, as well as three finalists for the Dissertation Prize.

Equity v. Equality in the AAS Job Register

2 Feb 2024
Here the Code of Ethics Committee explains why those women-only ads on the AAS Job Register are consistent with the AAS Code of Ethics objective of “promoting equality of opportunity” and are ethical.

AAS Names 21 New Fellows for 2024

1 Feb 2024
The American Astronomical Society is honoring 21 members for extraordinary achievement and service by naming them AAS Fellows. Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

HEAD Awards Rossi Prize to IXPE Team

29 Jan 2024
The AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) is awarding its 2024 Bruno Rossi Prize to Martin Weisskopf, Paolo Soffitta, and the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) team.

Call for AAS Prize Committee Volunteers

26 Jan 2024
Want to help give visibility to deserving scientists, educators, and amateur astronomers? Volunteer now to serve on one of this year's prize and award committees for the AAS.

NSF Workshop for New Investigators

25 Jan 2024
The University of Florida, in collaboration with the NSF Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, will host an in-person workshop for new and future Principal Investigators.

Sign Up for Congressional Visits Day 2024

17 Jan 2024
Congressional Visits Day (CVD) is an opportunity for AAS members to advocate for their science with policy makers in Washington, DC. The deadline to sign up for AAS CVD 2024 is Friday, 2 February.
AAS volunteers pose for a photograph with Representative Katherine Clark.