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Nominations for most AAS prizes and awards for 2016 are due in the Secretary's office by 30 June 2015. All these prizes and awards are now open to self-nominations, thanks to a recent change in the rules.

18 May 2015

Provided free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events month by month. The AAS is now seeking sponsors and key dates and deadlines for the 2016 edition.

12 May 2015

A new report from the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center details the initial employment outcomes of astronomy bachelor's, master's, and PhDs from the classes of 2010-2012.

08 May 2015

Through WSF Live, audiences outside New York can experience the World Science Festival, 27-31 May, in their own communities. AAS members are invited to join the fun by hosting WSF Live events.

07 May 2015

The AAS Historical Astronomy Division wants to interview astronomers at all career stages, from all over the world, at the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Hawaii this August.

06 May 2015

The US Departments of State and Commerce recently proposed changes to export control regulations covering optical equipment. Learn more at a 12 May webinar, and submit your comments by 6 July.

06 May 2015

AAS President Meg Urry addresses the controversy over some disrespectful remarks made during the debate over one of the two US-led giant segmented mirror telescopes.

06 May 2015

Proposals to use the high-flying Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy during the period 1 February 2016 to 31 January 2017 are due on Friday, 10 July 2015.

05 May 2015

The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization presents “(re)Solving Galaxies in the Era of Extremely Large Telescopes,” 1-3 October in Pacific Grove, CA. Registration deadline: 1 September.

05 May 2015

The US National Gemini Office has launched a new website gathering "all things Gemini" into one convenient place for the benefit of users of the twin 8-meter Gemini telescopes in Hawaii and Chile.

05 May 2015