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This Month in Astronomical History: October 2020

29 Oct 2020
Each month this series from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division highlights an important discovery or memorable event. In this installment we focus on the first published Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.

Inspired by Nobel Prize Winners

28 Oct 2020
AAS President Paula Szkody applauds this year’s Nobel Prize recipients, especially Andrea Ghez, as an inspiration for all scientists, and women in particular.

Support Yourself and Your AAS Colleagues in 2021

27 Oct 2020
Starting in November, several membership classes will receive renewal reminders, invoices, and return envelopes in their mailboxes. Members overseas and those in the remaining membership classes will receive emails with...

AIP Showcases #BlackinPhysics Week

26 Oct 2020
The American Institute of Physics, of which the AAS is a member society, is celebrating and supporting #BlackinPhysics Week through 31 October via the publication of a series of essays, oral histories, illustrations, and...

A Summary of the COVID-19 Job Search Effects Survey

20 Oct 2020
We sent out a short survey in May to the email addresses associated with job postings from the AAS Job Register from June 2019 through March 2020. Here's a look at how the pandemic affected hiring during that period.

You're Invited to the IDA's 2020 Global Conference

20 Oct 2020
The International Dark-Sky Association's 2020 conference, held virtually 13-14 November, will emphasize stories and voices often underrepresented in the dark-sky community. Registration is free but required.