2022 AAS Election: Meet the Candidates (Part II)

14 Dec 2021
In the final installment of our two-part series, get to know the candidates for Vice President and the Nominating Committee. Balloting for the 2022 AAS election will begin on Friday, 17 December.

Applications Welcome for AAS-EPD Mini-Grant Program

13 Dec 2021
The Education Committee invites proposals from US-based AAS members to provide education-related mentoring and professional-development experiences for fellow members. Extended deadline: 19 January 2022.

NSF PAARE Program and Information Session

2 Dec 2021
The Astronomy & Astrophysics Research and Education (PAARE) program is hosting an information session on 16 December to discuss the program and answer questions from potential partnership proposers.

December 2021 Issue of Physics Today Now Available

1 Dec 2021
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today — published by the American Institute of Physics — as a membership benefit. The December issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.

2022 AAS Election: Meet the Candidates (Part I)

1 Dec 2021
Get to know the candidates for At-Large Trustee and the US National Committee for the International Astronomical Union (USNC/IAU) representative. Balloting for the 2022 AAS election will begin in a few weeks.

DATE CHANGE: Congressional Visits Day

25 Jan 2022
The AAS Public Policy Department is now accepting applications for our annual Congressional Visits Day (CVD). The deadline to sign up for AAS CVD 2022 is Sunday, 27 February 2022.

Give to the AAS by Shopping on AmazonSmile

30 Nov 2021
If you do your holiday shopping on Amazon, select “American Astronomical Society” as your charity of choice at AmazonSmile and you will automatically raise money for the AAS. It doesn’t cost you a thing!

AAS Endorses the Astro2020 Decadal Survey

29 Nov 2021
The American Astronomical Society enthusiastically endorses the Astro2020 decadal survey and urges the astronomical community to support the report and its priorities. 

On the Russian Anti-Satellite Test

23 Nov 2021
AAS President Paula Szkody and members of the Committee on Light Pollution, Radio Interference, and Space Debris are extremely concerned by the anti-satellite missile test Russia conducted on 15 November.