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What does RAS stand for?

RAS stands for Royal Astronomical Society (British)

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00 Hardcover QB501 A fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and the British Interplanetary Society, and a consultant and writer for the European Space Agency, Bond provides an introductory textbook for undergraduates with a modest background in science, but also a reference for general readers interested in what they see in the sky at night or occasionally hear about in the news.
In 2010, we published (Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Letters 407, L99) new evidence that finds the same significant periodic component in extinction rate in two different fossil datasets.
In 1931, the English translation of Lemaitre's 1927 paper was published in the world's top astronomical journal of the time, the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society of the Space Telescope Science Institute and Brussels.
Robert Massey of the Royal Astronomical Society said: "I told people not expect a wow factor, but it was nice to go and look.