Surf's Up! Join Us at the 235th AAS Meeting in Honolulu!
The "Super Bowl of Astronomy" touches down in Hawai‘i 4-8 January 2020 when the AAS and its Historical Astronomy and High Energy Astrophysics Divisions gather for AAS 235 in Honolulu.
Get Your Annual Review of Astronomy & Astrophysics for 2019
Volume 57 of the Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics is now available. AAS members get a 30% discount as a benefit of membership in the Society.
September 2019 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The September issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
Call for Proposals for the NASA IRTF
4 Sep 2019
The Infrared Telescope Facility is a 3-meter telescope optimized for infrared observations and located at the summit of Maunakea, Hawaii. Observing proposals for the 2020A semester are due by Tuesday, 1 October.
CatWISE Preliminary Catalog Now Available
3 Sep 2019
The CatWISE Preliminary catalog consists of 900,849,014 sources measured in data collected from 2010 to 2016. The catalog is now available in the WISE/NEOWISE Enhanced & Contributed Products area of the NASA Infrared...
NOAO Call for Proposals for Semester 2020A
29 Aug 2019
Proposals are now being accepted by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory for observing time from February 2020 through July 2020 at various facilities. The deadline for proposals is 30 September 2019.
Fund for Astrophysical Research Invites Small Grant Proposals
The New York Community Trust invites applications for research grants (typically about $3,000) in astronomy and astrophysics. Deadline: 30 September 2019.
Highlights from AAS Nova: 11-24 August 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.
Latest Update from AIP on Astronomy Degree Recipients
A new report from the American Institute of Physics details the initial employment outcomes of astronomy bachelors, masters, and PhDs from the classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016 combined.
Virginia Trimble to Receive AIP's Andrew Gemant Award
Virginia Trimble, the celebrated astronomer and AAS patron, is being recognized for her lifelong contributions to the cultural, artistic, and humanistic dimensions of physics.
More Birthdays Needed for the AAS Wall Calendar
We haven't received many responses to our call for AAS members to recommend female astronomers and astronomers of color whose birthdays should be noted on the AAS Wall Calendar. Ideas, anyone?
AAS & DPS Launch Gold Open Access Planetary Science Journal
14 Aug 2019
Research articles reporting significant developments, discoveries, and theories about planets, moons, small bodies, and the interactions among them will soon have a new showcase: The Planetary Science Journal (PSJ),...
AAS, DPS Launch Gold Open Access Planetary Science Journal
The Planetary Science Journal joins the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal family as the newest of the AAS’s peer-reviewed research publications.
Rick Fienberg Receives the Walter Scott Houston Award
At the Stellafane convention earlier this month Rick Fienberg, AAS Press Officer and former editor in chief of Sky & Telescope, received a lifetime achievement award from the Astronomical League.
AAS Database Upgrade and Website Interruption
The AAS will be upgrading its membership database system on 15 and 16 August. During the upgrade abstract submissions, splinter session proposal submissions, donations, and member profiles will be inaccessible.