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Gearing Up for Astronomy Night 2015

Monday, 19 October 2015, is set to be a night of astronomy on the South Lawn of the White House and all across the nation. Here are 10 tips for gathering friends and family to stargaze together.

How to End Sexual Harassment in Astronomy

AAS President Meg Urry (Yale University) has published an essay in Scientific American explaining why the case against Geoff Marcy (Univ. of California, Berkeley) must be a wake-up call to reform our field.

Propose Content for the 228th Meeting of the AAS

14 Oct 2015
The 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society will be held in San Diego, California, 12-16 June 2016. The AAS seeks proposals for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Workshops, and Splinter Meetings.

A Message at Einstein’s Centenary in 2015

A new resource tells how humanity has gone from ancient conceptions of a small, flat Earth to our modern understanding that we live on one planet, orbiting one star, in a vast and amazing universe.