Suvi Gezari (University of Maryland) will kick off the 235th AAS meeting in January 2020 with a special lecture on tidal disruption events from stars shredded by black holes in the centers of galaxies.
Sheperd Doeleman (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian) is being honored with the 2020 Berkeley prize for his scientific contributions to, and his leadership of, the Event Horizon Telescope.
Congratulations to the six winners of the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards poster competition from the latest AAS meeting in St. Louis!
The AAS Division on Dynamical Astronomy is awarding its 2019 Vera Rubin Early Career Prize to Jo Bovy (University of Toronto) for his work on the structure and dynamics of the Milky Way galaxy.
Northwestern University theoretical astrophysicist Fred Rasio, who also serves as Editor of ApJ Letters, will receive the Dirk Brouwer Career Award from the AAS Division on Dynamical Astronomy.
A new awards management platform will debut this summer, making it easier to submit nominations and evaluate entries for Society and Division prizes for outstanding research, instrumentation, education, writing, and service.
The AAS Division for Planetary Sciences has named its prize winners for 2019. Congratulations to Maria Zuber, Kelsi Singer, Phil Nicholson, Carrie Nugent, and Rebecca Boyle!
The AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division invites nominations for its 2020 awards: the Laboratory Astrophysics Prize, the Early Career Award, and the Dissertation Prize.
Congratulations to the 66 winners of the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards poster competition from the latest AAS meeting in Seattle!
Ten winners and five honorable mentions will receive support to present their dissertation talks at the 233rd AAS meeting in Seattle, WA, in January. Congratulations to all!