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…Data System with a Central Node located at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a set of Discipline Nodes at other sites. The Center housed that part of the Geosciences Node

MIT Physics News Spotlight: Frebel named rising star by Astronomy Magazine

…combining the many observational results with the latest theoretical simulations of galaxy evolution.” Read more: Astronomy’s rising stars (PDF) [Astronomy Magazine, July 2013] Stellar Archeology [Harvard Magazine, May-June…

Cal-Bridge and CAMPARE/CHAMP: Engaging Underrepresented Students in Physics and Astronomy (Alexander Rudolph, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, California State Polytechnic University

Abstract: The level of participation by underrepresented minority (URM) and female students in physics and astronomy PhD programs is shamefully low (2-4% for URM v. 30% in the general population;…

Annual reports of the AAS Divisions: Dynamical Astronomy Division; High Energy Astrophysics Division; Historical Astronomy Division; Planetary Sciences Division; Solar Physics Division.

1 Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society Jefferys, W.H. and Bradt, H. and Eddy, J.A. and Morrison, D. and Chapman, R.D. 1 5251 Jefferys, W.H. and Bradt,…

3Q: Scott Hughes on cosmic distances and the future of gravitational wave astronomy

…LIGO collaboration, answers questions about this technique and the future of gravitational wave astronomy. Q: What are “standard candles” in astronomy and how does the “standard siren” technique allow us…

Rainer Weiss awarded the Shaw Prize in Astronomy

Rainer Weiss, emeritus professor of physics, has been awarded the 2016 Shaw Prize in Astronomy. The annual prize is awarded in three categories — astronomy, life science and…

Shaw Prize in Astronomy Awarded to Rai Weiss

Shaw Prize for Astronomy Goes to LIGO Creators Drever, Thorne & Weiss Press Release From: Shaw Prize Foundation Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 At today’s press conference in…

3Q: Sarah Ballard on astrophysics and gender equity in science

…with three people at this crucial juncture, when I went to them and asked what they thought about changing my major to astronomy: my astronomy professor, my astronomy teaching assistant,…

X-ray astronomy missions

1 Annual Review of Astron and Astrophys Bradt, H.V.D. and Ohashi, T. and Pounds, K.A. 1 5187 Bradt, H.V.D. and Ohashi, T. and Pounds, K.A. yes…

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

…detection is the beginning of a new era: The field of gravitational wave astronomy is now a reality,” says Gabriela González, LSC spokesperson and professor of physics and astronomy at…