The AAS Historical Astronomy Division wants to interview astronomers at all career stages at the 227th AAS meeting in Kissimmee, Florida, in January 2016. Please sign up to be interviewed!
We're in the home stretch of our annual renewal drive! Time is running out to renew your AAS membership and secure your AAS journal author savings.
The James Webb Space Telescope project invites community input to help us plan the Early Release Science program. Please complete our brief survey by 15 January 2016.
If you're interested in working inside the halls of Congress, apply for a Congressional science fellowship through the American Institute of Physics. Application deadline for the 2016-17 term: 15 January 2016.
Apply now for the six-week Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics, funded by the Kavli Foundation at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Application deadline: 22 January 2016.
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
December 1st is #GivingTuesday. Donations to the AAS help promote the astronomical sciences by advancing student achievement, recognizing extraordinary service, and honoring outstanding research.
Use our online form to submit questions for the director of the National Science Foundation, whose plenary talk is on 5 January. Deadline: 18 December.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Arlin P. S. Crotts, who passed away 19 November 2015.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
The editors of the Astrophysical Journal have retracted a paper after an investigation confirmed that it plagiarized earlier work, in clear violation of the ethics guidelines for the AAS journals.
An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education includes interviews with five women astronomers, all AAS members, as it explores what it’s like to navigate a field in which women are such a clear minority.
Five AAS members are among the 347 distinguished scientists newly elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships provide promising students with the opportunity to work in the area of civil space research policy in Washington, DC. Applications for Summer 2016 are due on 5 February.
The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowship program awards five postdoctoral women scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each. Applications open on 30 November 2015 and are due by 5 February 2016.
William J. Borucki of NASA's Kepler mission has been selected by the Franklin Institute to receive the 2016 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science, the latest in a growing list of accolades for the exoplanet hunter.
On behalf of our members and along with the International Astronomical Union (based in Paris), AAS President Meg Urry expresses solidarity with the people of France in the wake of Paris terrorist attacks.
If you think the news media may be interested in your oral or poster presentation at the 227th AAS meeting in Kissimmee, Florida, in January, please consult with your institutional public-information officer and ask him or her to contact AAS press officer Rick Fienberg.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Nancy C. Blemly, who passed away 3 November 2015.
SGMA, established by the AAS Council to promote equality for sexual-orientation and gender minorities within our profession, succeeds the Working Group on LGBTIQ Equality (WGLE).