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Volunteer on an AAS Committee or Working Group

9 May 2023
Support the astronomical sciences community by serving as a volunteer for an AAS committee or working group. Several of these groups have terms that begin in June, and sign-ups this month will be greatly appreciated.

Where Did the $30 Million For Astronomy Go?

8 May 2023
The National Science Foundation's Astronomy Division seems to be missing the $30 million that Congress directed to support astronomy facilities. The funding must be in NSF budget somewhere, but not where we expected.

AAS Members Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

3 May 2023
The National Academy of Sciences has announced the election of 120 new members, including several members of the AAS and its Divisions, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original...

An Interview with AAS President-Elect Dara Norman

26 Apr 2023
Ashley Walker sat down with AAS President-Elect Dara Norman to discuss the path that led her to astronomy, the mentors who influenced her, and what she aims to accomplish during her term as AAS president.

Nominations Open Soon for 2024 AAS Prizes

26 Apr 2023
Nominations for AAS prizes and honors will open soon, with a deadline of 30 June. Self-nominations are allowed. Nominators will encounter a process that has changed significantly. Here's what has changed, and why.

Open Science at AAS Summer Meeting 2023!

11 May 2023
Join NASA, NSF, and AAS Publishing for an exciting Meeting-in-a-Meeting at AAS 242 to discuss success stories and challenges of open science in the astronomical sciences.

Highlights from AAS Nova: 9-22 April 2023

24 Apr 2023
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, ApJ Supplements, PSJ, and RNAAS to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.