Register for the 228th AAS Meeting today to take advantage of the Early registration rate, which ends 22 February, and submit your abstract by the regular deadline of 3 March.
With no dues increase and a "stellar" lineup of benefits, there isn't a better time than now to renew your commitment to the AAS.
The National Research Council’s Optical and Infrared System Study Committee requests white papers from the astronomy community to aid its work. Deadline: 6 October 2014.
AAS members will elect new officers and councilors in early 2014. A preliminary slate of candidates is now in hand, and additional nominations are welcome. Deadline: 16 September.
The plan for institutional representatives described by AAS President David Helfand last April is now being implemented. Volunteers are welcome! Sign up today!
Offered free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events month by month. The AAS seeks sponsors and key dates and deadlines for the 2014 edition. New this year: "Buy a Birthday!" Deadline: 1 September.
With Executive Officer Kevin Marvel on sabbatical, the other managers on the AAS staff will take turns writing this column. First up: CFO Kelly Clark, who writes about our recent office relocation.
The AAS seeks session proposals for the 223rd AAS meeting in Washington, DC, 5-9 January 2014. We welcome proposals on both broad and narrow topics that will appeal to large and small groups.
Don’t forget to make your hotel reservations before the prices increase! The Portola Hotel and Spa will be accepting reservations through Monday, 11 March 2013.
Each month as part of this series from HAD, an important discovery or memorable event in the history of astronomy will be highlighted. This month, we look the comet first seen by Maria Mitchell in 1847.
Please consider signing up for an Oral History Project interview at an upcoming AAS or Division meeting, and take a short survey to help HAD determine whether or not to collect interviews at next summer meeting in Austin.
The early registration deadline for the 229th AAS meeting is Thursday, 29 September, and abstracts are due by 9:00 pm ET on Tuesday, 4 October.
This is the first of two posts from the AAS Meetings Task Force about the future of AAS meetings. Part 1 discusses the big-picture view of meetings.
The AAS Sustainability Committee is happy to announce that attendees can now purchase carbon credits when registering for an AAS meeting. The funds will be used for various carbon-offsetting projects.
AAS members may now order the 2016 edition of the Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics at significant savings.
Many Society members report experiencing both unconscious and conscious racism, and this is to the detriment of our profession, says AAS President Christine Jones.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
The American Institute of Physics invites qualified scientists interested in the intersection of science, policy, and international affairs to apply for the 2017-2018 AIP State Department Fellowship. Deadline: 1 November.
Join this interactive online hangout on Thursday, 15 September, at 3:00 pm ET, to hear about the challenges and excitement of astronomy with SOFIA and NASA's airborne astronomy program.
Our fifth annual AAS Astronomy Ambassadors workshop on effective outreach for early-career scientists will be held at the 229th AAS meeting in Grapevine, Texas, in January. Applications are due by 17 October 2016.