Grants and Prizes: AAS
The 2019 AAS Doxsey Travel Prize Results Are In!
Ten winners and five honorable mentions will receive support to present their dissertation talks at the 233rd AAS meeting in Seattle, WA, in January. Congratulations to all!
Congratulations to the AAS 232 Chambliss Student Awards Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards poster competition from the latest AAS meeting in Denver!
Greg Laughlin Named Kavli Lecturer for January 2019 Meeting
At the 233rd AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, Greg Laughlin (Yale University) will deliver the Kavli Foundation Plenary Lecture about 'Oumuamua, the first confirmed visitor from interstellar space.
AAS 2019 Prize Nominations Are Due 30 June
Nominations for most AAS prizes and awards for 2019 are due in the Secretary's office by 30 June 2018. As has been true for several years now, these prizes and awards are open to self-nominations.
Elena Aprile of XENON1T to Receive 2019 Berkeley Prize
18 Jun 2018
Elena Aprile (Columbia University) is being honored with the 2019 Berkeley prize for her leadership of the XENON project and its groundbreaking search for the particles thought to make up dark matter.
DDA's 2018 Awards for Achievements in Dynamical Astronomy
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).
Virginia Trimble Honored by AAS and IAU
15 Feb 2018
The AAS Board of Trustees has named Virginia Trimble a patron of the Society, and the International Astronomical Union has given the name Trimble to asteroid number 9271.
AAS Solar Physics Division Announces 2018 Prizewinners
Sarbani Basu is receiving SPD's highest honor, the George Ellery Hale Prize, and Nicholeen Viall is receiving SPD's early-career award, the Karen Harvey Prize. Congrats to both!
Chambliss Student Poster Awards for AAS 231
Congratulations to the winners of the latest Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award poster competition from the 231st AAS meeting!
2018 Laboratory Astrophysics Prize Goes to Michael Wiescher
Contributing to the experimental foundation of nuclear astrophysics and building bridges between experiment and theory earn the AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division's highest honor.