Register for the 228th AAS Meeting today to take advantage of the Early registration rate, which ends 22 February, and submit your abstract by the regular deadline of 3 March.
With no dues increase and a "stellar" lineup of benefits, there isn't a better time than now to renew your commitment to the AAS.
The National Research Council’s Optical and Infrared System Study Committee requests white papers from the astronomy community to aid its work. Deadline: 6 October 2014.
AAS members will elect new officers and councilors in early 2014. A preliminary slate of candidates is now in hand, and additional nominations are welcome. Deadline: 16 September.
The plan for institutional representatives described by AAS President David Helfand last April is now being implemented. Volunteers are welcome! Sign up today!
Offered free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events month by month. The AAS seeks sponsors and key dates and deadlines for the 2014 edition. New this year: "Buy a Birthday!" Deadline: 1 September.
With Executive Officer Kevin Marvel on sabbatical, the other managers on the AAS staff will take turns writing this column. First up: CFO Kelly Clark, who writes about our recent office relocation.
The AAS seeks session proposals for the 223rd AAS meeting in Washington, DC, 5-9 January 2014. We welcome proposals on both broad and narrow topics that will appeal to large and small groups.
Don’t forget to make your hotel reservations before the prices increase! The Portola Hotel and Spa will be accepting reservations through Monday, 11 March 2013.
The abstract deadline for the Long Beach meeting is today at 9:00pm ET. You may have notice some slowness today because of the amount of traffic to the AAS website but it should be more responsive now. We apologize for any inconvenience.
You can pay your 2013 membership dues online through 31 December 2012. When you log in to your account to renew you will find many improved features. You can also add or delete journal subscriptions and divisions; and an individual subscription to the AAS' electronic journals is only US $25 beginning with this renewal period.
Public policy is a catchall phrase that includes actions of and interactions with both Congress and the Executive branch. It also captures activities of the AAS that can have an impact in the wider arena of public life, such as creating and endorsing statements related to science, science policy, or other issues.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Martin V. Zombeck, who passed away 28 September 2016.
Join an online hangout today at 3:00 pm ET, to learn about research ballooning using high-altitude balloons. Tune in the following Thursday, 27 October, at 3:00 pm ET to hear the latest from the New Horizons mission.
We still have a few spaces left in our AAS 229 workshop on effective outreach for early-career scientists, and AGU is offering a communication workshop for space scientists at all levels in Washington, DC, on 31 October.
Contribute to any of the more than 50 Society and Division funds, prizes, programs, and activities that are important to you during the AAS Fall 2016 Campaign.
The National Science Foundation has issued a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for proposed changes to the Green Bank Observatory. Comments are being accepted through 19 November.
The AAS Education Task Force asks you to participate in a short survey about the education, outreach, and/or mentoring activities in which you are involved. Both AAS members and nonmembers are welcome to participate.
Join the National Air and Space Museum on Tuesday, 25 October, from 1:00–2:30 pm ET, online or in person in Washington, DC, for the special event "SUN 260: Our Solar System's Space Weather Watchdog."
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.