Call for Nominations for the 2020 Gruber Prize

7 Oct 2019
Nominations for the Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize are invited annually from the fields of astronomy, cosmology, mathematics, and the philosophy of science. Deadline: 15 December 2019.

Welcome and Farewell to Our AAS Media Fellows

4 October 2019
We welcome our new AAS Media Fellow, Tarini Konchady of Texas A&M University, and wish her predecessor, Kerry Hensley, all the best as she works to wrap up her PhD at Boston University.

Good-bye NOAO, Hello NSF's OIR Lab

1 October 2019
The nighttime astronomy facilities supported by the National Science Foundation are now operating as one organization: NSF's National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory.

There Is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch!

30 September 2019
If you're attending PhysCon 2019 in Providence, Rhode Island, or live within driving distance, the Society of Physics Students invites you to participate in their "Lunch with a Scientist" program.

The PI Launchpad: From Science Idea to NASA Mission

19 September 2019
Want to be mission principal investigators? Apply to attend a November workshop in Tucson, Arizona, on how to attain leadership positions on mission proposals and large science teams. Deadline: 4 October 2019.

Astronomy Degree Recipients: One Year After Degree

18 September 2019
A new report from the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center details the initial employment outcomes of astronomy degree recipients from the classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016 combined.