236th meeting of the American Astronomical Society
1 – 3 June 2020
The virtual meeting will offer a rich assortment of prize and invited talks by distinguished astronomers.
Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics
LAD Plenary Speaker
"The Crucial Interplay of Laboratory Experiments, Observations and Theory to Unveil our Astrochemical Origins"
Univ. of Oklahoma
LAD Laboratory Astrophysics Prize Talk
"Jim Truran's Contributions to Nuclear and Laboratory Astrophysics"
NSF/U. Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
“An Introduction to the RF Spectrum Regulations”
"The Atacama Cosmology Telescope and the Simons Observatory: The mm-wave Sky from Chile"
"Atomic Physics Measurements at the Livermore Electron Beam Ion Traps and Their Application to X-ray Astrophysics"
Johns Hopkins Univ.
LAD Early Career Award
"Planets in a Bottle: Exploring Planetary Atmospheres in the Lab"
Jacqueline K. Faherty
American Museum of Natural History
"Our Dynamic Solar Neighborhood"
Photo courtesy of Cornell Univ.
Fred Kavli Plenary Lecture
"Searching for Habitable Worlds: Challenges, Opportunities & Adventures"
"Satellite Mega-Constellations and the Night Sky: OIR Visibility, Impacts, and Policy"
Univ. of Kansas
"Journey to the Center of the Galaxy: Following the Gas to Understand the Past and Future Activity of Galaxy Nuclei"
NSF's NOIR Lab
"The Inclusion Revolution"
SPD Hale Prize
"From Jets to Superflares: Extraordinary Activity of Magnetized Plasmas in the Universe"
Univ. of Wisconsin
"Gone With the Galactic Wind: How Feedback from Massive Stars and Supernovae Shapes Galaxy Evolution"