Several young astronomers, including one AAS member, will receive the New Horizons in Physics Prize from the Breakthrough Prize Foundation for their work in gravitational-wave astronomy.
President Megan Donahue views the Society as more than the sum of its individual parts.
It's renewal season at the AAS, and reminders and dues invoices are currently in production. Don’t let time-sensitive opportunities like our author discounts and reduced registrations pass you by.
The USNC-IAU is accepting applications for IAU Junior Membership until 31 December 2018. In addition, recent PhDs are eligible to apply for an IAU Divison prize.
When renewing your membership this fall, please consider making a gift to support the Society and its programs. There are many ways to give, and some of them might have significant tax advantages for donors.
Nominations are now invited for the Margaret Burbidge Visiting Professorship of Physics and Astronomy at UC San Diego. The deadline for applications is Friday, 16 November 2018.
Nominations for the Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize are invited annually from the fields of astronomy, cosmology, mathematics, and the philosophy of science. The 2019 Cosmology Prize deadline is 15 December.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
NASA's Science Mission Directorate is hosting a special event, "Workshop on Maximizing the Scientific Return of NASA Data," on 30–31 October. Registration is free.
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says that NASA should expand the search for life in the universe and make astrobiology an integral part of its missions.