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Number of Astronomy Majors at an All-Time High

12 Oct 2021
The astronomy roster report from the American Institute of Physics shows that the number of astronomy bachelor’s degrees awarded at US institutions is at an all-time high, with 820 degrees conferred in the class of 2020....

Confirmed: 239th AAS Meeting Will Be In-Person

8 Oct 2021
The AAS Board of Trustees has confirmed its decision to hold the 239th AAS meeting in person in Salt Lake City, Utah, with a partial virtual component available to registrants unable to attend in person.

Submit Your Nominations for the 2021 IAU PhD Prize

6 October 2021
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) is accepting nominations for the 2021 IAU PhD Prize, which recognizes outstanding scientific achievements in astronomy by PhD students worldwide. Application deadline: 15...

Free Outreach Workshop at AAS 239

1 Oct 2021
Early career astronomers looking to improve their outreach skills and projects are invited to apply for a free Astronomy Ambassadors workshop on the weekend before AAS 239 in Salt Lake City, Utah, in January.