AAS Journals Unveil New Tool for Visualizing Time-Series Data
The aas-timeseries project, which works with the recently launched astropy.timeseries module, enables astronomers to easily visualize time-series data and submit the resulting figures to the AAS journals.
Latest Employment Data on New Physics & Astronomy PhDs
The annual AIP Follow-up Survey of physics and astronomy PhD recipients, classes of 2015 and 2016, contains information on initial employment and employment status one year after degree.
The PI Launchpad: From Science Idea to NASA Mission
Want to be mission principal investigators? Apply to attend a November workshop in Tucson, Arizona, on how to attain leadership positions on mission proposals and large science teams. Deadline: 4 October 2019.
Astronomy Degree Recipients: One Year After Degree
A new report from the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center details the initial employment outcomes of astronomy degree recipients from the classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016 combined.
AIP Seeks Applicants for State Department Fellowship
If you're interested in the intersection of science, policy, and international affairs, the American Institute of Physics encourages you to apply for the 2020-21 AIP State Department Fellowship. Deadline: 15 October.
This Month in Astronomical History: August
7 May 2019
This column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division by guest author Virginia Trimble reflects on one hundred years of the International Astronomical Union.
New Data on Bachelor's Degrees Earned by African Americans
A new report shows more African Americans graduating from college in many engineering and physical sciences fields but not progressing at the same rate as the general population.
Applications Invited for IAU PhD Prizes
The International Astronomical Union's PhD Prize is awarded by each of its nine Divisions and recognizes outstanding scientific achievement worldwide. Application deadline: 15 December 2019.
An Update on the AAS Journals' Impact Factors
Here's some good news from AAS Publishing: The impact factors of three of our peer-reviewed journals have increased over the last year, two of them by a lot.
Get Your Copy of the AAS 2018 Annual Report
23 Aug 2018
The Society's annual report for calendar year 2018 is now available as a PDF. It includes a financial report and summarizes membership, meetings, and other activities.
2020 AAS Membership Renewal Season Is Here
11 Sep 2019
Set your sights on 2020: expanded iPoster opportunities, a new exoplanet and solar system journal, subscriptions to Sky & Telescope, and more for members.
September 2019 Events in Astronomical Science Policy
31 Jul 2019
Here is a look at events on the schedule for September.
Highlights from AAS Nova: 25 August - 7 September 2019
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
From FY19 to FY20: NASA’s Budget
A budget deal for fiscal years 2020 and 2021 was signed into law on 2 August, and the NASA operating plan for 2019 was made public. This is an overview of how things line up.
Event Horizon Telescope Team Receives Breakthrough Prize
The $3 million prize will be shared equally by the 347 co-authors of last April's six ApJ Letters papers presenting and analyzing the first image of a galaxy's central black hole.