AURA Supports "Pathways to Discovery" Recommendations

AURA Supports “Pathways to Discovery” Recommendations

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) fully supports the scientific vision of Pathways to Discovery in Astronomy ...
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AURA opens applications in Chile for the Picetti Prize 2021

AURA in Chile is now accepting applications for the 2021 AURA Padre Picetti Award, open to all science teachers in ...
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The National Science Foundation's Inouye Solar Telescope lets sunlight in through its aperture.

NSO: Inouye Telescope project passes final construction review

National Science Foundation (NSF) recently convened an external review panel for the Final Construction Review (FCR) of the Daniel K ...
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Kurt Lindstrom named AURA Chief of Staff

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is pleased to announce Kurt Lindstrom as its new Chief of ...
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Healing Hubble

Hubble is one of the most successful science experiments ever. Although Hubble is currently not observing, the good news is ...
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Chryssa Kouveliotou Awarded 2021 Shaw Prize in Astronomy

AURA congratulates Chryssa Kouveliotou, member of the AURA Board of Directors, and recipient of the 2021 Shaw Prize in Astronomy ...
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Remembrance of Goetz Oertel

It is with great sadness that we learned this week of the recent passing of former AURA President, Dr. Goetz ...
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AURA Annual Meeting 2021

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Annual Meeting is an opportunity for representatives to gather from the ...
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Dana W. Longcope receives the 2021 Arctowski Medal

Dana W. Longcope receives the 2021 Arctowski Medal

Congratulations to Dana W. Longcope, Montana State University, Bozeman, winner of the 2021 National Academy of Sciences’ Arctowski Medal for ...
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Space Telescope Science Institute Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

As it celebrates its 40th anniversary STScI is looking forward to the future, including the October 2021 launch of NASA's ...
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Award winner Maritza Arias from Vicuña (left) and Padre Picetti (right)

Maritza Arias from Vicuña wins the 2020 AURA in Chile Padre Picetti Award

Maritza Arias, Director of the Academy of Astronomy and head of the mathematics department at the Leonardo da Vinci School ...
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COVID-19: Status of AURA Operations and Facilities

COVID-19: Status of AURA Operations and Facilities

UPDATE March 25 - In response to the continued COVID-19 outbreak in the US and Chile, AURA is announcing the ...
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