On 9 November the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a convocation on developing and implementing policies, procedures, and practices to prevent sexual harassment in academia.
ScienceCounts, in partnership with the Alda Center for Communicating Science, is conducting an online survey to assess scientists’ attitudes towards science communication and engagement with the general public.
The International Astronomical Union is looking for a host for its new office to provide training and resources for using astronomy as a stimulus for science education in primary and secondary grades.
Through 2 November, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (10 times the usual amount) to the American Astronomical Society when you shop at smile.amazon.com.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have released the Statement of Task for the Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey, along with the scope of the study.
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 AAS has created a visualization of the voyage of NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt using the WorldWide Telescope “Universe Information System."
The AAS is sponsoring a free skill-building workshop at AAS 233 in Seattle to support early-career astronomers in doing effective outreach to schools, families, and the public. Application deadline: 5 November.
Several young astronomers, including one AAS member, will receive the New Horizons in Physics Prize from the Breakthrough Prize Foundation for their work in gravitational-wave astronomy.
President Megan Donahue views the Society as more than the sum of its individual parts.