Meg Urry reflects on a difficult week for the astronomical community and describes a new effort to strengthen the AAS Ethics Statement.
The AAS deplores sexual harassment and expresses its support for people who risk their own professional status by speaking publicly to protect others from similar abuse.
The National Postdoctoral Association has published a guidebook to assist postdoc women in navigating through their careers by utilizing professional societies and associations.
Monday, 19 October 2015, is set to be a night of astronomy on the South Lawn of the White House and all across the nation. Here are 10 tips for gathering friends and family to stargaze together.
AAS President Meg Urry (Yale University) has published an essay in Scientific American explaining why the case against Geoff Marcy (Univ. of California, Berkeley) must be a wake-up call to reform our field.
Responding to a highly publicized case of sexual harassment by a famous astronomer, the chair of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy has posted a message to the greater community.
The 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society will be held in San Diego, California, 12-16 June 2016. The AAS seeks proposals for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Workshops, and Splinter Meetings.
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 University of Illinois is asking AAS members to take a brief online survey about the cyberinfrastructure used to share data, models, and software among researchers in the Earth and space sciences.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is now accepting applications from students who are US citizens for its internship program for the spring semester. Deadline: 30 October 2015.