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 spotlight is on the discovery of the moons of Mars.
Spend a year researching issues around astrobiology at the Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center. Applications are due 1 December 2016.
Meg Urry reflects on challenges encountered at the January 2016 AAS meeting, which she experienced sitting in an electric cart after hurting her knee.
The AAS Council has endorsed the vision statement that emerged from the inaugural Inclusive Astronomy conference in Nashville, Tennessee, in June 2015.
Help secure the future of American astronomy by contributing to the AAS Initiative Endowment Fund, the centerpiece of the Society's Spring / Summer 2016 Fundraising Campaign.
The 229th AAS meeting will take place 3–7 January 2017 in Grapevine, Texas, and abstract submission for the meeting will open next Monday, 1 August. The regular abstract deadline is 4 October at 9:00 pm ET.
The late abstract deadline for the joint Division for Planetary Sciences / European Planetary Science Congress meeting is next Tuesday, 2 August, at 9:00 pm ET.
The 2016 edition of the Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences has been published. As a benefit of belonging to the AAS, members are eligible to enjoy a 30% savings on the book.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
The Lecar Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to the study of extrasolar planets in particular and theoretical astrophysics in general. Nominations are now welcome. Deadline: 1 September 2016.