After a four-week suspension of work at the summit of Maunakea, the existing telescopes will attempt a return to science operations.
Global Sky Partners will observe astronomical phenomena with LCO telescopes and use the data as part of their educational activities. Proposal deadline: 15 September 2019.
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
Nearly all the astronomers whose birthdays are noted in the AAS Wall Calendar are white men. We explain why that was true in the past and invite you to help us celebrate more women and people of color in the future.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
July was the first month on the job for our new John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, Kelsie Krafton. Here is her brief recap and a look at events on the schedule for August.
Not every week has a policy event as big as the first steering committee meeting for the Astro2020 decadal survey, but there were many smaller events of note last week. Here’s a summary.
Invite the AAS policy staff for a colloquium or more informal talk in your college or university department about science policy this fall semester. The AAS will share expenses with your department.
Read the July 20th open letter from the directors of the Maunakea Observatories on the situation in Hawaii following the July 15th attempt to restart construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific has announced the recipients of its 2019 prizes for astronomy research, technology, education, and public outreach.