Many Society members report experiencing both unconscious and conscious racism, and this is to the detriment of our profession, says AAS President Christine Jones.
The Senate introduced the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2016, the goal of which is to provide stability for NASA to sustain and grow its investments in science and space exploration through the presidential transition.
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 American Institute of Physics invites qualified scientists interested in the intersection of science, policy, and international affairs to apply for the 2017-2018 AIP State Department Fellowship. Deadline: 1 November.
A number of changes have been made to funding opportunities from the National Science Foundation's Division of Astronomical Sciences.
Please participate in a brief survey about the new HAD series "The Month in Astronomical History" to improve future content and suggest topics.
Join this interactive online hangout on Thursday, 15 September, at 3:00 pm ET, to hear about the challenges and excitement of astronomy with SOFIA and NASA's airborne astronomy program.
The Infrared Telescope Facility is a 3-meter telescope optimized for infrared observations and located atop Mauna Kea, Hawai'i. Proposals for observations beginning in February 2017 are due by 3 October.
Doug Roberts, AAS WorldWide Telescope Project Director, describes the new WWT WebGL Web Client, upcoming online training, and the 2016 WorldWide Telescope prize.
We're looking for volunteers to help sort abstracts for the 229th AAS meeting in Grapevine, Texas, into the appropriate sessions. Sorters are able to complete the process on their own time. Please consider volunteering!