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Attend the edit-a-thon during the summer meeting to help improve the quality of astronomy content on Wikipedia. Become a facilitator for the workshop and receive complimentary meeting registration.

02 May 2016

Hurry! The 228th AAS meeting discounted room block at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront closes Friday, 6 May, and online registration ends Monday, 16 May.

02 May 2016

Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.

02 May 2016

AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

02 May 2016

Plans for the 229th meeting of the AAS are well under way, and proposals are now being accepted for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Workshops, and Splinter Meetings.

02 May 2016

The AAS Council has created a task force to provide the AAS with a data-driven, well-considered path for the future of the Society’s educational philosophy and activities. Your input is requested!

28 Apr 2016

Proposal acceptance rates for the Chandra X-ray Observatory were higher for men than women in the early years, but they have been indistinguishable since 2009. That's good news!

27 Apr 2016

The spending bills for FY 2017 that include NASA, NSF, and DOE have been approved by the Senate Appropriations committee, and are summarized within this post.

25 Apr 2016
Meg Urry

We know there's gender+age bias in proposal reviews. Shouldn't we all follow the Hubble team's example and try to fix it?

21 Apr 2016

The AAS wants to encourage all members to participate in the science sessions at our meetings. If you need assistance to defray the costs of child or dependent care so you can attend the meetings, please apply for a childcare grant.

20 Apr 2016