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The International Astronomical Union's PhD Prize recognizes outstanding scientific achievement in astronomy by recipients of the doctorate around the world. Winners for 2017 have just been named.

07 May 2018

Each AAS summer meeting features an Annual Members' Meeting. Please join us in Denver on Wednesday, 6 June.

04 May 2018

The AAS Division on Dynamical Astronomy is giving its 2018 Brouwer Award to James M. Stone (Princeton University) and its 2018 Rubin Prize to Gurtina Besla (University of Arizona).

03 May 2018

In this column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, we focus on on the 115th anniversary of the 1803 L’Aigle meteorite fall.

02 May 2018

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.

01 May 2018

On 1 May 2018 the Academy announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates, including several AAS members and others working in the astronomical sciences.

01 May 2018

In this monthly feature of the AAS Policy Blog, we share a calendar of upcoming events in science and space policy that may be of interest to our members.

26 Apr 2018

In this column from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division, we focus on an astronomical observation made by the archetypal Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci.

25 Apr 2018

The AAS Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion in Graduate Astronomy Education is holding a Special Session at the 232nd AAS meeting in Denver on 4 June and looks forward to hearing your ideas.

25 Apr 2018

The AAS has issued two Action Alerts so far in 2018, and our members may have noticed a new look to the emails. We're now using CQIgnite, advocacy software from CQ Roll Call.

25 Apr 2018