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December 1st is #GivingTuesday. Donations to the AAS help promote the astronomical sciences by advancing student achievement, recognizing extraordinary service, and honoring outstanding research.

01 Dec 2015

Use our online form to submit questions for the director of the National Science Foundation, whose plenary talk is on 5 January. Deadline: 18 December.

30 Nov 2015

AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

30 Nov 2015

The editors of the Astrophysical Journal have retracted a paper after an investigation confirmed that it plagiarized earlier work, in clear violation of the ethics guidelines for the AAS journals.

24 Nov 2015

An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education includes interviews with five women astronomers, all AAS members, as it explores what it’s like to navigate a field in which women are such a clear minority.

23 Nov 2015

Five AAS members are among the 347 distinguished scientists newly elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

23 Nov 2015

Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships provide promising students with the opportunity to work in the area of civil space research policy in Washington, DC. Applications for Summer 2016 are due on 5 February.

23 Nov 2015

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowship program awards five postdoctoral women scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each. Applications open on 30 November 2015 and are due by 5 February 2016.

18 Nov 2015

William J. Borucki of NASA's Kepler mission has been selected by the Franklin Institute to receive the 2016 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science, the latest in a growing list of accolades for the exoplanet hunter.

16 Nov 2015

On behalf of our members and along with the International Astronomical Union (based in Paris), AAS President Meg Urry expresses solidarity with the people of France in the wake of Paris terrorist attacks.

14 Nov 2015