The American Astronomical Society (AAS, sometimes spoken as "double-A-S") is an American society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC. The primary objective of the AAS is to promote the advancement of astronomy and closely related branches of science, while the secondary purpose includes enhancing astronomy education and providing a political voice for its members through lobbying and grassroots activities.
Other articles related to "american astronomical society, society, american, astronomical society, astronomical":
... Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society (BAAS Bull ... Soc.) is the journal of record for the American Astronomical Society established in 1969 ... It publishes meetings of the society, obituaries of its members, and scholarly articles ...
... to National Academy of Sciences, 1972 Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1973 Henry Norris Russell Lectureship of the American ... Kuiper Prize of the Division for Planetary Science, American Astronomical Society, 1992 Morris Loeb Lecturer, Harvard University, 1992 Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1993 Shaw Prize, 2007 In 1995 ...
... innovating contribution to astronomy The Joseph Weber Award, for a significant advance in astronomical instrumentation The Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics (joint award with the ... Cannon Award in Astronomy (awarded in concert with the American Association of University Women), for outstanding early career by a female astronomer the Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award ...
Famous quotes containing the words society and/or american:
“I am ill, but your being by me
Cannot amend me; society is no comfort
To one not sociable. I am not very sick,
Since I can reason of it.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“I should think the American admiration of five-minute tourists has done more to kill the sacredness of old European beauty and aspiration than multitudes of bombs would have done.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)