American Astronomical Society Launches New Website
16 Oct 2019
Welcome to the newly redesigned aas.org! With a fresh look and feel and an intuitive design, our new website exemplifies the AAS’s mission to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe....
Lecture in DC on Astronomy, Society & the Environment
AAS members are invited to "Engaging the Cosmic Perspective to Address Environmental and Social Issues" at the Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, 23 October.
Margaret Burbidge Visiting Professorship Seeks Nominations
9 Oct 2019
Nominations are now invited for the Margaret Burbidge Visiting Professorship of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, San Diego. Application deadline: Friday, 31 January 2020.
Booking Now Open: S&T’s 2020 Stargazing Safari in Botswana
9 Oct 2019
Wildlife safaris during the day, and stargazing under pristine Southern Hemisphere skies during the night. Sound good? Join Sky & Telescope's Botswana tour in July 2020.
Nobel Prize in Physics Celebrates Cosmology & Exoplanets
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 goes to physical cosmologist James Peebles and pioneering exoplanet hunters Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz.
Highlights from AAS Nova: 22 September - 5 October 2019
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
AAS 235 Doxsey Prize Judges Needed!
8 Oct 2019
It’s time to choose our Doxsey Prize winners from among those giving dissertation talks at the 235th AAS meeting. We seek members willing to review and rank dissertation abstracts. Signup deadline: 17 October.
"Challenges to Astronomy from Satellites" Invites Abstracts
The AAS Light Pollution, Radio Interference, and Space Debris Committee invites you to submit a poster abstract for a Special Session to be held at the 235th AAS meeting in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.
Call for Nominations for the 2020 Gruber Prize
7 Oct 2019
Nominations for the Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize are invited annually from the fields of astronomy, cosmology, mathematics, and the philosophy of science. Deadline: 15 December 2019.
Welcome and Farewell to Our AAS Media Fellows
We welcome our new AAS Media Fellow, Tarini Konchady of Texas A&M University, and wish her predecessor, Kerry Hensley, all the best as she works to wrap up her PhD at Boston University.
October 2019 Events in Astronomical Science Policy
31 Jul 2019
Here is a look at events on the schedule for October.
Good-bye NOAO, Hello NSF's OIR Lab
The nighttime astronomy facilities supported by the National Science Foundation are now operating as one organization: NSF's National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory.
October 2019 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The October issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
An Opportunity to Collaborate with Argentine Astronomers
Argentina has 10% time on two 35-meter deep-space communications antennas operating in the S, X, and Ka bands and seeks international collaborators for scientific and technical projects.
There Is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch!
If you're attending PhysCon 2019 in Providence, Rhode Island, or live within driving distance, the Society of Physics Students invites you to participate in their "Lunch with a Scientist" program.