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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.

09 Feb 2016

AAS member Stefan Kautsch shares an op-ed piece he recently published in several Florida newspapers to explain to the public why what astronomers do is important.

09 Feb 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.

08 Feb 2016

Haven't renewed your AAS membership for 2016? Renew today to ensure continued benefits and avoid additional fees!

08 Feb 2016

The 305-meter William E. Gordon Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico is the world's largest single-dish radio telescope. Proposals for observations beginning in July 2016 are due by 3 March 2016.

05 Feb 2016

A new report from the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center examines what new physics PhDs from the classes of 2013 and 2014 are doing the year after receiving their degrees.

04 Feb 2016

The National Science Board recently published Science and Engineering Indicators 2016, which presents data on STEM education, the STEM workforce, federal investment, and public opinions.

04 Feb 2016

The American Institute of Physics has published an analysis of the fiscal year 2016 federal budget focusing on the outcome for the physical sciences and what we might expect for FY 2017.

03 Feb 2016

Voting in the AAS election of officers and councilors for terms beginning in 2016 closed on 31 January, and the ballots have been counted. The envelopes, please...

03 Feb 2016

The Society’s annual report for calendar year 2014 is now available to download as a PDF file. It includes a financial report and summarizes our membership, meetings, and other activities.

03 Feb 2016

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