Sabrina Stierwalt and Stephen M. Pompea have been cited by L'Oréal USA and the American Association of Physics Teachers, respectfully, for their achievements in research and teaching.
The January 2016 issue of the semiannual newsletter of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy is now available for download as a PDF.
Both oral and poster abstracts for the 228th meeting of the AAS will be accepted until the final deadline, 19 April, at 9:00 pm ET, plus all posters will be displayed Monday-Wednesday during the meeting.
Join this interactive online hangout 18 March at 3:00 pm ET to hear about the challenges of operating instruments and conducting scientific work on the International Space Station.
Provided free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events in each month. The AAS is seeking sponsors plus key dates and deadlines for the 2017 edition. Deadline: 1 September
The Infrared Telescope Facility is a 3-meter telescope optimized for infrared observations and located atop Mauna Kea, Hawai'i. Proposals for observations beginning in August 2016 are due by 1 April.
Update your contact information online for the 2016 Membership Directory by Wednesday, 18 March.
The AAS Ethics Task Force was charged with revising the AAS Code of Ethics in October 2015. A draft is ready and we need your input.
We are pleased to announce some exciting changes at AAS Publishing that were recommended by the AAS Journals Futures Task Force in 2014 and unanimously approved by the AAS Council in January 2015.
Iran has experienced a science boom in recent years, including an increase in students pursuing science and the construction of a 3.4 meter, multipurpose, international research telescope.