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.)

AAS Announces 2015 Award Recipients

16 Jan 2014
At its 225th semiannual meeting last week in Seattle, Washington, the AAS named the recipients of its 2015 prizes for outstanding achievements in research, instrument development, and education.

AAS Issues Statement on Proposed FY 2015 Budget

28 Mar 2014
The American Astronomical Society's Executive Committee and Committee on Astronomy and Public Policy have issued a statement expressing concerns over President Obama’s “lackluster” support of science research and...

AAS Announces 2014 Award Recipients

15 Jan 2014
At its 223rd semiannual meeting last week in Washington, DC, the AAS named the recipients of its 2014 prizes for outstanding achievements in research, public policy, instrument development, education, and writing.

AAS Issues Statement on Proposed FY 2014 Budget

30 Apr 2013
The AAS has issued a statement acknowledging President Obama’s strong support of science as embodied in his proposed budget for fiscal year FY 2014 but encouraging him and the Congress to maintain a balance of small,...