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Each month as part of this new series from HAD, an important discovery or memorable event in the history of astronomy will be highlighted. This month, the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9's collision with Jupiter is in the spotlight.

01 Jul 2016

Register by 8 July to receive the lowest rates for the joint DPS 48 / EPSC 11 meeting, to be held 16–21 October 2016 in Pasadena, California.

29 Jun 2016

Congratulations to AAS member Robert Williams for receiving the 2016 Karl Schwarzschild Medal from the German Astronomical Society!

29 Jun 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the latest Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award poster competition from the 228th AAS meeting!

28 Jun 2016

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.

28 Jun 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.

28 Jun 2016

The American Innovation and Competitiveness Act, the Senate's version of the COMPETES reauthorization, was introduced. It includes policies for OSTP, NSF, NIST, and R&D and STEM education in general.

27 Jun 2016

AAS-IOP ebooks, a new series launching in 2017, is commissioning material and we want to hear from you.

27 Jun 2016

The 229th AAS meeting will take place 3–7 January 2017 in Grapevine, Texas. Proposals are currently being accepted for Workshops (deadline: 12 August) and Splinter Meetings (deadline: 11 November).

27 Jun 2016

The National Science Board is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Vannevar Bush and Public Service awards. Nominations are due 3 October 2016.

21 Jun 2016

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