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.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member A. G. Davis Philip, who passed away 28 March 2016.
We're looking for volunteers to help at the 228th AAS meeting in San Diego. Undergrads, grads, postdocs, local amateur astronomers, and others are all invited to help.
Join this interactive online hangout 1 April at 3:00 pm ET to hear about future scientific goals for Mars and how working together with human exploration may make them possible.
International Dark Sky Week, started in 2003, aims to draw public attention to the problems associated with light pollution and promote simple solutions to lessen its effects.
Two AAS-endorsed regional meetings, the MidAmerican Regional Astrophysics Conference and the 2016 Kentucky Area Meeting, will take place 8-9 April 2016.
NEOWISE and IPAC announce the NEOWISE 2016 data release. The combined archive of the first two years of data includes 5.1 million images and 38.1 billion source detections from those images.
AAS members from across the US traveled to Washington, DC, to advocate for federal support of science with their members of Congress during our Congressional Visits Day in March 2016.
A Call for Proposals for North American ALMA Development Studies was issued 1 March 2016 for studies of ideas that may be further developed in a subsequent funding cycle. Deadline: 2 May 2016
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for 1mm Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) using the phased output of ALMA and EHT. Deadline: 28 April 2016, 23:59 UT
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array is pleased to announce the ALMA Cycle 4 Call for Proposals for scientific observations to be scheduled from October 2016 to September 2017. Deadline: 21 April 2016, 15:00 UT
Fox-TV is searching for people of all ages with extraordinary mental or physical abilities — and they've come to the AAS for help because they know that astronomers are extraordinary.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
Are you an astronomer considering submitting a paper to an AAS journal? Read on to find out about the exciting new things you can do with the AAS’s newest LaTeX class file.
Sabrina Stierwalt and Stephen M. Pompea have been cited by L'Oréal USA and the American Association of Physics Teachers, respectfully, for their achievements in research and teaching.
The January 2016 issue of the semiannual newsletter of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy is now available for download as a PDF.
Both oral and poster abstracts for the 228th meeting of the AAS will be accepted until the final deadline, 19 April, at 9:00 pm ET, plus all posters will be displayed Monday-Wednesday during the meeting.
Join this interactive online hangout 18 March at 3:00 pm ET to hear about the challenges of operating instruments and conducting scientific work on the International Space Station.
Provided free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events in each month. The AAS is seeking sponsors plus key dates and deadlines for the 2017 edition. Deadline: 1 September