The Heartbleed Bug and Your AAS Account

14 April 2014
The recent Internet security vulnerability doesn't appear to have compromised any AAS member data, but we nevertheless recommend that you change all your online passwords.

AAS Members Win 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

10 Apr 2014
Astronomers Ray Jayawardhana (University of Toronto) and Sylvain Veilleux (University of Maryland) are among the latest recipients of Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships.

A New Resource Guide for Education & Outreach

6 April 2014
The Menu of Outreach Opportunities in Science Education (MOOSE) was assembled for the AAS Astronomy Ambassadors program and is now available to the entire astronomical community.

NASA Begins Search for Potential SOFIA Partners

1 April 2014
NASA is soliciting potential partners interested in using the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy for scientific investigations or for other potential uses. Deadline: 1 May 2014.

France A. Córdova Sworn In as NSF Director

31 March 2014
Nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the US Senate, the National Science Foundation's new leader is an astronomer, a former university president, and a former NASA chief scientist.

AAS Issues Statement on Proposed FY 2015 Budget

28 Mar 2014
The American Astronomical Society's Executive Committee and Committee on Astronomy and Public Policy have issued a statement expressing concerns over President Obama’s “lackluster” support of science research and...