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!
Congratulations to the winners of the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards poster competition from the latest AAS meeting in Denver!
At the 233rd AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, Greg Laughlin (Yale University) will deliver the Kavli Foundation Plenary Lecture about 'Oumuamua, the first confirmed visitor from interstellar space.
Nominations for most AAS prizes and awards for 2019 are due in the Secretary's office by 30 June 2018. As has been true for several years now, these prizes and awards are open to self-nominations.
Elena Aprile (Columbia University) is being honored with the 2019 Berkeley prize for her leadership of the XENON project and its groundbreaking search for the particles thought to make up dark matter.
The AAS Division on Dynamical Astronomy is giving its 2018 Brouwer Award to James M. Stone (Princeton University) and its 2018 Rubin Prize to Gurtina Besla (University of Arizona).