AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
Tune in to a live public webcast from Oslo and New York on Thursday morning, June 2nd, to find out who is receiving the 2016 Kavli Prizes in astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience.
The spending bills for FY 2017 that include NASA, NSF, and DOE have been approved by the House Appropriations committee and are summarized in this post.
NSF has issued an NOI to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for proposed changes to Arecibo Observatory and is inviting public comments through 23 June via mail, email, and at two public meetings.
Congratulations to AAS Member Roger Blandford of Stanford University for being awarded the 2016 Crafoord Prize in Astronomy!
A new report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on the usefulness of CubeSats and the necessity of federal support for such programs is now available.
The International Astronomical Union Symposia, the scientific flagship of the IAU, are intended to significantly advance the field, seeking answers to the current key questions and/or emerging concepts.
Based on feedback from attendees of the 228th AAS meeting in Kissimmee, Florida, and the work of the AAS Meetings Task Force, changes to future meetings are in the works.
Nominations for most AAS prizes and awards for 2017 are due in the Secretary's office by 30 June 2016. All of these prizes and awards are now open to self-nominations, thanks to a recent change in the rules.
We honor the memory of our departed colleagues. The Historical Astronomy Division commissions and compiles obituaries for deceased AAS members and depends on you, our members, for help writing them.