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.
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.