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.
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.
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...
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.
Celebrating the centennial of general relativity in 2015 told the story of Einstein to the world. What's next for those wishing to communicate Einstein's vision for education, research, and applications?
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.
Graduate students at US institutions are invited to apply for the 2016 Communicating Science Workshop, to be held 9-11 June 2016 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Applications are due 1 March.
For their commitment and service to the Society, we annually acknowledge and thank our members reaching their 25th, 30th, 35th, etc. anniversaries. Please let us know if your name is missing from this year's list.
At their gathering in Kissimmee, the AAS's elected leaders approved budgets, appointed committees, and took other actions to guide the activities of the Society.
Congratulations to the winners of the latest Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award poster competition from the 227th AAS meeting!