General Program Announcements
Early Career Survey
4 Feb 2019
The American Institute of Physics invites you to take the Early Career Survey to help understand what services and benefits you would like professional societies to provide.
New Documentary About Space Artist Chesley Bonestell
Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future is a feature-length documentary on the life, works, and influence of pioneering space artist Chesley Bonestell (1888-1986). Catch a screening near you!
Raw Science Film Festival 2019 in Los Angeles
Attention AAS members in Southern California: Science, art, and media intersect at the fifth annual Raw Science Film Festival, to be held Saturday, 26 January 2019, in Los Angeles.
Space Astrophysics Landscape for the 2020s and Beyond
17 Jan 2019
Join this three-day symposium to hear and discuss science priorities, mission concepts, and enabling capabilities expected to be assessed by the upcoming Astro2020 Decadal Survey.
Diversity and Inclusion Task Force Delivers Its Final Report
The AAS Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion in Astronomy Graduate Education has completed its final report and will present the adopted recommendations at AAS 233 on Tuesday, 8 January 2019.
WGAA at AAS 233
2 Jan 2019
The AAS Working Group on Astroinformatics and Astrostatistics is hosting two events at the Seattle meeting on Monday afternoon.
January 2019 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
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 WorldWide Telescope at AAS 233
The WorldWide Telescope team has been working hard this year to enable more researchers to use WWT in their work. We’re looking forward to sharing the fruits of our labors with you at the upcoming Seattle meeting!
New Horizons Flyby of Ultima Thule
On 31 December and 1 January, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will fly by a Kuiper Belt object, 2014 MU69 — nicknamed Ultima Thule (closest approach at 12:33 am EST on 1 January 2019).
Personalized Support at the Gemini Booth at AAS 233
12 Dec 2018
Gemini Observatory is offering users and potential users personalized help at the Gemini booth in the Exhibit Hall at the 233rd AAS meeting in Seattle, WA, in January.