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The AAS Open Access Publishing Model: Open, Transparent, and Fair

As of 2022, all AAS journals are open access. What does our business model look like for the journals now, and why did we choose it?

The AAS Publication Support Fund: Preserving Author Access to the AAS Journals

Ethan Vishniac outlines the AAS Publication Support Fund which provides financial support to authors for the publication of their journal articles.

Response to NASA RFI: NASA Public Access Plan for Increasing Access to the Results of NASA-Supported Research

AAS Publishing staff and editors have contributed a response to NASA’s recent Request for Information on their Public Access Plan for Increasing Access to the Results of NASA-Supported Research. Read AAS’s full response here.

On the Use of Chatbots in Writing Scientific Manuscripts

Ethan Vishniac discusses editorial guidelines for the use of chatbots in preparing manuscripts for submission to the journals of the AAS.

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AAS Nova Research Highlights

New Analysis Finds No Evidence for Tryptophan in Interstellar Cloud

Was an amino acid found in the interstellar medium at last, as reported last year? New research suggests that the search isn't over yet.

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Timing Black Holes’ Race to Merge Using Waves on the Stochastic Sea

Astrobites reports on efforts to study black holes across cosmic time via the observational limits on the gravitational wave background.

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Featured Image: Seeing Triple

Multiple images of a single supernova gravitationally lensed by a massive galaxy cluster will allow researchers to calculate the expansion rate of the universe.

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AAS 244: Day 4

One last plenary session brought AAS 244 to a close on Thursday. Read on for a discussion of how to detect X-rays from dark matter particles!

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AAS Journals Editorial Board

The AAS Editor in Chief, the ApJ Letters Editor, the PSJ Editor, and a team of seven Lead Editors and more than 30 Science Editors manage peer review of its flagship research journals.

AAS Publications Committee

The AAS Publications Committee works with the AAS Editor in Chief to oversee the policies, editorial personnel, and new initiatives of AAS publishing.