Women

More Birthdays Needed for the AAS Wall Calendar

19 August 2019
We haven't received many responses to our call for AAS members to recommend female astronomers and astronomers of color whose birthdays should be noted on the AAS Wall Calendar. Ideas, anyone?

Celebrating the Women of Apollo

25 July 2019
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the Women in Astronomy blog gives a shout-out to the many women who helped make possible the first landing of humans on another world.

CSWA Seeks Input on Community Needs in the 2020s

5 March 2019
The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy wants your help to prepare state-of-the-profession white papers for the Astro2020 decadal survey and develop a strategic plan for the 2020s.

An Update on Bias in Proposal Reviews

27 April 2016
Proposal acceptance rates for the Chandra X-ray Observatory were higher for men than women in the early years, but they have been indistinguishable since 2009. That's good news!