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The conference, in February 2015, will celebrate what has been done with the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), what is being done with NEOWISE, and what will be done in the future.

13 Oct 2014

The AAS Employment Committee and others have arranged an excellent lineup of professional development workshops at the winter meeting in Seattle, Washington. Register now!

29 Sep 2014

Learn how to communicate more effectively with the press and public by attending the AAS/NRAO Science Communication Workshop on Sunday afternoon, 4 January, in Seattle.

19 Sep 2014

Grab your coffee mug and make your travel plans for the 225th AAS meeting, when the Society returns to the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, 4-8 January 2015.

17 Sep 2014

Hundreds of snapshots from the June 2014 AAS meeting in Boston have been posted in our online gallery at

04 Aug 2014

Videos of invited talks and prize lectures presented at the 224th meeting in Boston, MA, in June 2014 are now online for viewing by AAS members. You must sign in using your AAS username and password to watch them.

09 Jul 2014

The AAS will now endorse regional meetings — conferences organized for the benefit of clearly defined geographical areas — that meet a few simple rules designed to support and foster astronomical discourse.

10 Jun 2014

On 3 May more than 60 astronomers and students from Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and West Virginia met for the first AAS Regional Meeting and found that the whole was greater than the sum of its parts.

10 Jun 2014

We’re launching our first mobile app just in time for the 224th AAS meeting in Boston. It puts the entire conference program in your pocket and ensures that it’s always up to date. Get the app for your smartphone or tablet today!

23 May 2014

AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel looks forward to the IAU General Assembly, 3-14 August 2015, in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii.

22 Apr 2014