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Press Conferences from AAS 232, Denver, CO, 3-7 June 2018

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  • Minor Planets, Dwarf Planets & Exoplanets [This briefing was not successfully recorded, sorry!]
  • Stars That Make You Say "WTF?"
  • Metal-Poor Stars, Dwarf Galaxies & a Cosmic Conundrum
  • Erupting Stars & Dissolving Stars
  • The Milky Way & Active Galactic Nuclei

Press Conferences from AAS 231, Washington, DC, 8-12 January 2018

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  • Press Conference: Astronomy from the Stratosphere
  • Seminar for Science Writers: NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)
  • Press Conference: An Alphabet Soup of Science from SDSS (APOGEE/eBOSS/MaNGA)
  • Press Conference: Peering Deeper Into the Lair of the Repeating Fast Radio Burst
  • Press Conference: From Comets to Galaxies
  • Press Conference: It’s Amazing What You Can Do with Space Telescopes
  • Press Conference: From Molecules to Disks to Planets

Press Conferences from DPS 49, Provo, Utah, 15-20 October 2017

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  • Science Highlights from Cassini’s Grand Finale
  • Quasi-Satellite of Earth, Near-Earth Asteroids & Planet Nine
  • Martian Trojans, Organics on Ceres, Titan's Clouds & Comet 41P's Changing Spin
  • Near-Earth Objects, Mars's Magnetotail, Planet Formation & Fermi's Paradox

Press Conferences from AAS 230, Austin, Texas, 4-8 June 2017

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  • Black Holes
  • Hot Planets & Cool Dwarfs
  • Inconstant Stars
  • Galaxies, Clusters & Voids
  • Bending & Blending

Press Conferences from AAS 229, Grapevine, Texas, 3-7 January 2017

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  • Press Conference: Closing In on a Fast Radio Burst
  • Press Conference: Recent Science Breakthroughs from Arecibo Observatory
  • Press Conference: Galaxies & Black Holes Therein
  • Press Conference: Latest Results from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
  • Press Conference: Stars & Interstellar Space
  • Press Conference: Exoplanets & Exocomets
  • Press Conference: Black Holes, Green Galaxies, Old Stars & NuSTARs
  • Seminar for Science Writers: The August 2017 All-American Solar Eclipse

Press Conferences from DPS 48 / EPSC 11, Pasadena, California, 16-21 October 2016

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  • Venus, Mars & Rosetta's Comet
  • New Horizons at Pluto, Charon & Beyond
  • Updates on ExoMars & "Planet Nine"
  • First Science from Juno at Jupiter
  • Wet Asteroid, Io Volcano, Cassini at Saturn & Titan

Press Conferences from AAS 228, San Diego, California, 12-16 June 2016

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  • Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs
  • From Molecules to Galaxies
  • Shaking Hands and Eruptive Variables
  • Dark Skies, Aliens, and the Multiverse
  • Latest News from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration
  • Black Holes and Gamma-Ray Bursts

Press Conferences from AAS 227, Kissimmee, Florida, 4-8 January 2016

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  • Press Conference: Black Holes, Andromeda Galaxy, Small-Planet Masses
  • Press Conference: VANDAM Radio Survey, Stellar Bow Shocks, Gas-Cloud Mystery
  • Press Conference: Life in Clusters, Red-Giant Cores, Eta Carinae Twins, Star-Forming Galaxies
  • Seminar for Science Writers: Beyond Hubble & Webb (a technical glitch prevented the successful recording of the presentation slides)
  • Seminar for Science Writers: Science from SOFIA
  • Press Conference: Fermi's Vision, First Stars, Massive Galaxy Cluster, Dark Matter
  • Press Conference: Sloan Digital Sky Survey IV (a technical glitch prevented the successful recording of the presentation slides)

Online Press Conference from ExSS III, Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii, 29 Nov. – 4 Dec. 2015

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Press Conferences from DPS 47, National Harbor, Maryland, 9-13 November 2015

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  • The New Horizons Encounter with the Pluto System: Geology, Atmospheres & Satellites
  • Mercury's Exosphere; Phobos's Surface; Lunar Volatiles; Defining Planets Quantitatively
  • Near-Earth Asteroids; Martian Chemistry; Titan's Cloudy Stratosphere; Exoplanet Hazes
  • Io's Volcanos; Impact on an Asteroid; Comet 67P from Rosetta; Gemini Planet Imager Part I
  • Io's Volcanos; Impact on an Asteroid; Comet 67P from Rosetta; Gemini Planet Imager Part II

Press Conferences from AAS 225, Seattle, Washington, 4-8 January 2015

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  • Exoplanets & Host Stars I
  • The Milky Way & Local Group
  • Exoplanets & Host Stars II
  • Sloan Digital Sky Survey
  • Superstar Eta Carinae
  • Seminar for Science Writers: HST @ 25
  • Black Holes & Binary Stars
  • Predictions & Probabilities

Press Conferences from DPS 46, Tucson, Arizona, 9-14 November 2014

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  • Baby Planetary System; Twin Asteroid Occultation; Tailless Comet; Titan's Lakes & Seas
  • Venus Express Aerobraking; Venus Aurora; Main-Belt Comet; Comet Siding Spring; Binary Planets
  • Near-Earth Asteroids; Vesta's History; Bennu: Target of OSIRIS-REx; Uranus's Atmospheric Antics
  • Seminar for Science Writers: The New Horizons Encounter with Pluto in 2015

Press Conferences from AAS 224, Boston, Massachusetts, 1-5 June 2014

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  • Solar Explosions in Fine Detail
  • Exoplanets: From Exhilarating to Exasperating
  • What's Happening to the Sunspot Cycle?
  • Galaxies Across the Spectrum
  • An Astronomical Assortment
  • Seminar for Science Writers: The Expanding Universe of Shrinking Satellites
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