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The State of the Universe: A lunch briefing on the astronomical sciences on Capitol Hill


Thursday, January 9th, 2014 @ 12:00pm


2325 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515


Josh Shiode, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow

With the 223rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society taking place just down the road in National Harbor, we bring you “The State of the Universe,” a briefing on recent and upcoming advances in the astronomical sciences along with first-hand perspectives on the power of astronomy as a gateway science. Through inspirational imagery and elegant descriptions of our universe, the astronomical sciences draw millions of students to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, preparing them for a wide range of careers in many sectors of the economy that support our nation's prosperity.


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