The centerpiece of the proposed New Horizons Kuiper Belt Extended Mission is the very close flyby of a Kuiper Belt Object. Take part in the New Horizons September Science Team Meeting to learn more.
Join this interactive online hangout 6 May at 3:00 pm ET to hear about how scientists are working to prevent life from Earth from contaminating future Mars missions, and to prevent bringing anything home to Earth.
The AAS brought a few members to Washington, DC, to present their National Science Foundation-supported work on Capitol Hill.
AAS President Meg Urry of Yale University and Timothy Heckman of Johns Hopkins University have joined 2,289 other researchers as active members of the US National Academy of Sciences.
Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the joint Division for Planetary Sciences / European Planetary Science Congress meeting. Deadline: 23 June 2016
Submit your white papers on education, professional development, and public outreach, and the Society's role in these areas, to the AAS Education Task Force by 12 May.
Attend the edit-a-thon during the summer meeting to help improve the quality of astronomy content on Wikipedia. Become a facilitator for the workshop and receive complimentary meeting registration.
Hurry! The 228th AAS meeting discounted room block at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront closes Friday, 6 May, and online registration ends Monday, 16 May.
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.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.