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President's FY 2022 Budget Request

11 Jun 2021
The Biden administration released the full President's FY 2022 Budget Request on 28 May. Here we provide some detail about the funding for NASA and other federal agencies that support the astronomical sciences.

Astro2020 Decadal Survey Update

10 Jun 2021
Astro2020 co-chairs Fiona Harrison and Robert Kennicutt explain why the final report of the latest Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics will be delayed beyond June 2021.

Ethics and Authorship in the AAS Journals

7 Jun 2021
On behalf of the AAS Code of Ethics Committee, President Paula Szkody responds to recent inquiries regarding the permanent denial of authorship privileges in AAS journals for those found in violation of the Code of...

Action Alert: Dear Colleague Letters to Support Science

27 May 2021
We ask you to fill out forms the American Mathematical Society and American Geophysical Union has made to encourage your representatives to sign on to Dear Colleague Letters in support of science. Deadlines are April 23...

Young Scientists Invited to World Laureates Forum

24 May 2021
The World Laureates Forum, the foremost global scientific gathering of Nobel and other major prize winners, invites applications from early career AAS members to attend the 4th annual this fall. Deadline: 15 June.

Highlights from AAS Nova: 9-22 May 2021

24 May 2021
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, ApJ Supplements, PSJ, and RNAAS to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

National Science Board Invites Nominations

24 May 2021
The National Science Board has launched its year-long nomination process for candidates for the eight NSB positions that will become vacant on 10 May 2022. Nomination deadline: 31 May 2021.

Using Sonification to Observe Solar Eclipses

24 May 2021
How to make your eclipse events more inclusive as you begin to think about the solar eclipse in 2024? We describe the LightSound device, which is connected to a speaker and can make an entire event more accessible.