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AAS Members Honored for Advancing Science

2 May 2013
Seven AAS members have been honored by the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Franklin Institute for contributions to the advancement of astronomy, astrophysics, and...

About the AAS News Digest

2 May 2013
One of the key features of our new website and communication system is the ability to customize the delivery of electronic content from the Society according to your personal preferences. While this feature is being...

First Data Release from DASCH

2 May 2013
The first of 12 planned Data Releases, DR1, from the Digital Access to a Sky Century @ Harvard (DASCH) project is now available. These are the first results from production scanning of the ~500,000 Harvard glass plate...

CARMA Call for Semester 2013b Proposals

1 May 2013
CARMA, the Combined Array for Research in Millimeter-wave Astronomy, is accepting observing proposals for its 2013b semester, which will extend from 12 August 2013 to 24 February 2014.

AAS Issues Statement on Proposed FY 2014 Budget

30 Apr 2013
The AAS has issued a statement acknowledging President Obama’s strong support of science as embodied in his proposed budget for fiscal year FY 2014 but encouraging him and the Congress to maintain a balance of small,...

News from the NSF Division of Astronomical Sciences

29 Apr 2013
AST division director Jim Ulvestad provides updates on the FY 2013 budget, the FY 2014 budget request, the AAG and PAARE grant programs, the ALMA inauguration in Chile, and forthcoming management competitions for several...

AAS Surplus Book Inventory

23 Apr 2013
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.

AAS Topical Conference Series Deadlines Are Approaching

20 Apr 2013
Abstracts are due at 9 p.m. ET on May 1st for the inaugural meetings in the new AAS Topical Conference Series (AASTCS): Probes of Dark Matter on Galaxy Scales, Exascale Radio Astronomy, and Giants of Eclipse. All three...

About the AAS News Digest

2 May 2013
One of the key features of our new website and communication system is the ability to customize the delivery of electronic content from the Society according to your personal preferences. While this feature is being...

Career Profile: Astronomer to Video Game Designer

18 Apr 2013
The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share...

Propose for a Session at the DC 2014 Meeting!

18 Apr 2013
The AAS seeks session proposals for the 223rd AAS meeting in Washington, DC, 5-9 January 2014. We welcome proposals on both broad and narrow topics that will appeal to large and small groups.