Nominations Are Now Open for 2025 AAS Prizes

9 Apr 2024
Nominations for AAS prizes and honors are open, with a deadline of 30 June. We encourage members to nominate themselves and their colleagues for prizes that best fit their career stage and accomplishments.

Look Up & Share Your Love of the Universe

8 Apr 2024
While eyes shift to the sky for the solar eclipse, we want to share the heart-warming story of 105-year-old LaVerne Biser, who perfectly captures why people become addicted to total solar eclipses.

It’s Showtime! April’s Total Solar Eclipse Is Upon Us

28 Mar 2024
The day we’ve been impatiently waiting for is here! On Monday, 8 April 2024, the Moon will pass directly between Earth and the Sun, creating a total solar eclipse like the one that crossed the United States on 21 August...

Community Rallies to Save Chandra

28 Mar 2024
In response to the proposed catastrophic cut to Chandra’s operating budget, the community rallies to save Chandra and urges everyone to contact Congress in support of the mission.

Harvard’s DASCH Scanning Project is Now Complete

26 Mar 2024
DASCH — the project to digitize Harvard’s astronomical photographic glass plate collection — is complete at long last. With this milestone comes a new website, StarGlass, and preview access to the next data release.

Learn How to Peer Review at AAS 244

26 Mar 2024
If you’d like to feel more confident the next time you’re asked by an editor to peer review a paper, consider applying to attend the upcoming AAS Peer Review Training Workshop in Madison on 9 June.