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Dr. Mario Andrés Hamuy es nombrado Vicepresidente y Jefe de Misión del Observatorio de AURA en Chile

La Asociación de Universidades para la Investigación en Astronomía (AURA) se complace en anunciar que el Dr. Mario Andrés Hamuy, ...
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Dr. Mario Andrés Hamuy Appointed as Vice President and Head of Mission for AURA Observatory in Chile

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Mario Andrés Hamuy ...
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Lars Lindberg Christensen New Head of NCOA Communications, Outreach, and Education

AURA is pleased to announce the appointment of Lars Lindberg Christensen as Head of NCOA Communications, Outreach, and Education (COE) ...
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Maunakea Observatories Open Letter

Maunakea Observatories issued an open letter intended to share their perspectives about the situation on Maunakea with the broader astronomy ...
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AURA Statement on the Starlink Constellation of Satellites

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is the managing organization for many ground-based telescopes for National Science ...
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AURA Welcomes The University of Texas at San Antonio as a New Member

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) welcomes The University of Texas at San Antonio as a new ...
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Maura Hagan Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Maura Hagan Elected to National Academy of Sciences

AURA is pleased to share that Maura Hagan, member of the AURA Board of Directors and Chair of AURA’s Solar ...
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Debra Elmegreen Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

AURA is pleased to share that Debra Elmegreen, Chair of AURA Board of Directors, has been elected as a new ...
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NCOA Director Search Committee

In preparation for the planned launch of NSF’s National Center for Optical-Infrared Astronomy (NCOA), AURA has initiated the search for ...
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Announcement of Acting NOAO Director

National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), along with the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), are pleased to announce ...
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National Science Foundation to Fund New Windows on the Universe Center for Astronomy Outreach at Kitt Peak National Observatory

National Science Foundation to Fund New Windows on the Universe Center for Astronomy Outreach at Kitt Peak National Observatory

A new $4.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) has been awarded to the Association of Universities for ...
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AURA Statement about the Status of the Sunspot Solar Observatory at Sacramento Peak, New Mexico

Sunspot Solar Observatory is transitioning back to regular operations as of September 17th ...
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