General Program Announcements

Personalized Support from Gemini at AAS 235

4 Dec 2019
Gemini Observatory is offering users and potential users personalized help at the Gemini booth in the Exhibit Hall at the 235th AAS meeting in Honolulu, Hawai‛i, in January.

First Public Release of DRAGONS Is Available

18 Nov 2019
The first public release of Gemini's new Python-based data-reduction platform, DRAGONS (Data Reduction for Astronomy from Gemini Observatory North and South), is now available for download, installation, and use.

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12 Nov 2019
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AIP Seeks Nominations for 2020 Gemant Award

11 Nov 2019
The Andrew Gemant Award, given annually by the American Institute of Physics, recognizes significant contributions to the cultural, artistic, or humanistic dimension of physics. Nominations are due 31 January 2020.

Yerkes Observatory Gets a New Lease on Life

5 Nov 2019
The University of Chicago has agreed in principle to transfer ownership of Yerkes Observatory to the Yerkes Future Foundation, which plans to restore and refurbish the facility and keep it open for research and education...