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The IAU Now Accepts Members Annually

The International Astronomical Union will now review applications for new members (including junior members, i.e., recent PhD recipients) annually rather than only once every three years.

Shep Doeleman to Receive 2020 Berkeley Prize

Sheperd Doeleman (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian) is being honored with the 2020 Berkeley prize for his scientific contributions to, and his leadership of, the Event Horizon Telescope.

EHT's Shep Doeleman to Receive 2020 Berkeley Prize

25 Jul 2019
Sheperd S. Doeleman (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian) is being honored with the 2020 Berkeley prize for his scientific contributions to, and his leadership of, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project...

Celebrating the Women of Apollo

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the Women in Astronomy blog gives a shout-out to the many women who helped make possible the first landing of humans on another world.

"Imaging Women in the Space Age" Lands in New York

The New York Hall of Science is presenting a new exhibition entitled "Imaging Women in the Space Age" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. The exhibit runs from 13 July to 3 November 2019.

From Core Collapse to the Capitol

18 Jul 2019
Our new John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, Kelsie Krafton, is on the job in DC and looks forward to informing AAS members about changes in policy that affect the astronomical community.