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Jane Rigby Named 2022 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year

2 May 2022
Out to Innovate, which has recognized exemplary individuals with LGBTQ+ Educator, Engineer, and Scientist of the Year awards annually for more than 15 years, has honored AAS member Jane Rigby this year.

Highlights from AAS Nova: 17-30 April 2022

2 May 2022
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, ApJ Supplements, PSJ, and RNAAS to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

Highlights from AAS Nova: 3-16 April 2022

18 Apr 2022
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, ApJ Supplements, PSJ, and RNAAS to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

Undergrads: Become a Solar Eclipse Ambassador

13 Apr 2022
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific will partner college students with amateur astronomers to prepare 500 communities for the American solar eclipses of 2023 and 2024. Register your interest by 30 April 2022.

NASA Astrophysics Division Town Hall: 3 May 2022

11 Apr 2022
NASA Astrophysics Division Director Dr. Paul Hertz will present an update on JWST, a report on the NASA Astrophysics budget request for FY2023, and a snapshot of the status of NASA’s plans for implementing the...

Foundations of Astronomical Data Science

8 Apr 2022
This new curriculum launched for astronomers to improve data-intensive skills and was developed through an American Institute of Physics (AIP) Venture Fund award to the AAS (via the Employment Committee), members of the...

Presidential Action Update on JWST Naming

6 Apr 2022
AAS President Paula Szkody and the Board of Trustees delivered letters of concern to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson regarding the naming process and name of JWST.