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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.

06 Jun 2019

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!

30 May 2019

The AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division invites nominations for its 2020 awards: the Laboratory Astrophysics Prize, the Early Career Award, and the Dissertation Prize.

24 Mar 2019

Congratulations to the 66 winners of the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards poster competition from the latest AAS meeting in Seattle!

28 Jan 2019

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!

26 Dec 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards poster competition from the latest AAS meeting in Denver!

26 Jun 2018

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.

25 Jun 2018

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.

20 Jun 2018

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.

18 Jun 2018

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).

03 May 2018

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