Alejandra Voigt Named as Vice President and Head of Mission for AURA Observatory in Chile

Alejandra Voigt Named as Vice President and Head of Mission for AURA Observatory in Chile

AURA is pleased to announce the appointment of Alejandra Voigt as Vice President and Head of Mission for AURA Observatory ...
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“The Hunt for Planet B” wins Emmy Award

“The Hunt for Planet B” wins Emmy Award

AURA congratulates Nathaniel Kahn, director, and the entire The Hunt for Planet B team on winning an Emmy® for Outstanding ...
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NSO: U.S. National Science Foundation Celebrates the Inauguration of its Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

NSO: U.S. National Science Foundation Celebrates the Inauguration of its Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

On August 31, 2022, a delegation of NSF leaders, congressional dignitaries, and members of both the scientific and Native Hawaiian ...
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Jean Toal Eisen

Vice President for Corporate Strategy Jean Toal Eisen comes to AURA after serving on the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Appropriations ...
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Jean Toal Eisen new AURA VP for Corporate Strategy

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is pleased to announce Jean Toal Eisen will join the AURA Corporate ...
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2022 AURA Annual Meeting

Each year the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) holds an Annual Meeting for the Representatives from its ...
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AURA Board Endorses Principles for the Future Management of Astronomical Facilities on Maunakea

AURA Board Endorses Principles for the Future Management of Astronomical Facilities on Maunakea

At its April 28,2022 meeting the AURA Board of Directors endorsed the following principles for the future management of astronomical ...
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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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Conclusions from Satellite Constellations 2 Released

Conclusions from Satellite Constellations 2 Released

The Satellite Constellations 2 (SATCON2) workshop, held 12–16 July 2021, brought together more than 350 astronomers, satellite operators, dark-sky advocates, ...
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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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Statement from AURA President, June 2020

These past few weeks have been heart wrenching, difficult and painful, in so many ways ...
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