AAS Press Releases

Recent press releases issued by the American Astronomical Society. (If you're looking for press releases from other organizations, see Astronomy in the News.)

New Tool Launches for Astronomy Software Users

9 Feb 2022
The AAS, Zenodo, and the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) have launched the Asclepias portal and broker, resources that connect software tools with scientific results to make research progress in astronomy faster,...

AAS Names 23 New Fellows for 2022

5 Jan 2022
The American Astronomical Society is honoring 23 members for extraordinary achievement and service by naming them AAS Fellows. Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

SATCON2 Working Group Reports Released

29 Oct 2021
The full set of working-group reports has been released following the Satellite Constellations 2 conference to address the ongoing transformation of the night sky.

AAS Journals Will Switch to Open Access

1 Sep 2021
Research results in astronomy, solar physics, and planetary science are about to become more widely accessible to scientists and the public alike. The AAS journals will be fully open access as of 1 January 2022.