Highlights from AAS Nova: 6-26 June 2021

22 Jun 2021
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, ApJ Supplements, PSJ, and RNAAS to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

This Month in Astronomical History: July 2021

21 Jun 2021
In this column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, Joseph S. Tenn writes about the first PhD degrees awarded in the United States, including the first woman who earned an astronomy-related PhD.

US Innovation and Competitiveness Act Passes the Senate

22 Jun 2021
The Senate passed the US Innovation and Competitiveness Act on 8 June. Here we provide some detail about what that means for the National Science Foundation and other federal agencies supporting the astronomical sciences...

President's FY 2022 Budget Request

11 Jun 2021
The Biden administration released the full President's FY 2022 Budget Request on 28 May. Here we provide some detail about the funding for NASA and other federal agencies that support the astronomical sciences.

Astro2020 Decadal Survey Update

10 Jun 2021
Astro2020 co-chairs Fiona Harrison and Robert Kennicutt explain why the final report of the latest Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics will be delayed beyond June 2021.

Ethics and Authorship in the AAS Journals

7 Jun 2021
On behalf of the AAS Code of Ethics Committee, President Paula Szkody responds to recent inquiries regarding the permanent denial of authorship privileges in AAS journals for those found in violation of the Code of...