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2013-05-07 12:22:20

Students will interact with researchers at June AAS meeting in Indianapolis. WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indianapolis-area middle- and high-school students are invited to enjoy a FREE out-of-this-world experience next month during the 222nd meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. Sponsored by Associated Universities, Inc., the AAS's special event for students occurs on Tuesday, 4 June, from...

2013-02-26 10:23:52

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) supports President Barack Obama´s new policy on “open access,” the idea that published results of taxpayer-funded research should be made freely available on the Internet rather than permanently restricted to journal subscribers or other paying customers. Central to the new policy is the recognition that publishers “provide valuable services, including the coordination of peer review, that are essential for ensuring the high...

Astronomy Thesaurus To Help Improve Future Information Discovery
2013-01-25 04:32:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new astronomy thesaurus called the Unified Astronomy Thesaurus (UAT) will help improve future information discovery for researchers. The American Institute of Physics (AIP) and IOP Publishing (IOP) collaborated on the new thesaurus, making it a gift to the American Astronomical Society (AAS). AAS will be making the UAT freely available for development and use within the astronomy community, while ensuring the thesaurus remains...

2013-01-08 12:20:22

Students will interact with astronomers at AAS meeting in Long Beach today. LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Southern California middle- and high-school students will enjoy an out-of-this-world experience today when they drop in on the American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting now under way at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. At 11:30 a.m. PST they'll hear from NASA flight director Bobak Ferdowsi, known worldwide as...

2013-01-07 08:17:50

NASA scientists will present new findings on a wide range of astrophysics topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). The meeting takes place Jan. 6-10 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, in Long Beach, Calif. Media registration for the event is open. None of the briefings will be carried on NASA Television, but all will be web-streamed on AAS's website for registered journalists. NASA's media briefings during...

2013-01-06 12:20:03

California Reps. Chu & Rohrabacher to give presentations open to the public. LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long Beach is the "Waterfront Center of Southern California," and from 6 to 11 January 2013 it'll be the celestial center of attention too. That's when the American Astronomical Society (AAS) gathers for its 221st meeting at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802. More than 2,800...

2013-01-04 16:21:46

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA scientists will present new findings on a wide range of astrophysics topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). The meeting takes place Jan. 6-10 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, in Long Beach, Calif. Media registration for the event is open. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) None of the briefings will be carried on NASA...

2012-10-01 06:20:28

RENO, Nev., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 600 astronomers from all over the world will convene in Reno, Nevada, in mid-October for the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS). They'll share their latest discoveries about the solar system not only with each other, but also with the general public. At 7:30 p.m. PDT on Monday evening, October 15th, Dr. Patrick Michel will give a presentation entitled "The Fascinating Quest...

2012-06-22 10:10:35

Two high school students from Texas and Louisiana are the winners of the 2012 Priscilla and Bart Bok Awards for their astronomy projects presented at the Intel Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in May. The awards were presented on May 18 by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) in partnership with the American Astronomical Society (AAS), supported by funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The first prize of $1,000 went to Piper Michelle Reid of...

2012-01-15 05:16:24

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) on Friday Jan. 13 announced the winners of the Society's medals and awards for 2012. These prizes honor leading figures that have made an outstanding contribution to astronomy (designated 'A') and geophysics (designated 'G') and recognize individuals and groups in the UK and around the world. The awards will be presented at the 2012 National Astronomy Meeting (NAM 2012) that will take place from 27-30 March in Manchester. Professor Roger Davies,...


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The Astronomical Journal
2012-05-08 15:08:15

The Astronomical Journal (AJ) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal ran by the American Astronomical Society and published monthly by the Institute of Physics Publishing. It is one of the premier astronomy journals in the world. It was published by the University of Chicago Press until 2008. The society also owns the Astrophysical Journal. The journal was established in 1849 by Benjamin A. Gould. In 1861, publication was ceased due to the American Civil War. It went unpublished until 1885....

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