“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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STScI: Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact

STScI: Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact

Two of NASA’s Great Observatories, the James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope, have captured views of a ...
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STScI: New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in Decades

STScI: New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in Decades

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shows off its capabilities closer to home with its first image of Neptune. Not only ...
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STScI: NASA’s Webb Detects Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere

STScI: NASA’s Webb Detects Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has captured the first clear evidence for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet ...
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Dr. Nancy A. Levenson New Interim Director of Space Telescope Science Institute

Dr. Nancy A. Levenson New Interim Director of Space Telescope Science Institute

AURA welcomes Dr. Nancy A. Levenson as the Interim Director of Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). Dr. Levenson will take ...
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STScI:  Hubble Sees Red Supergiant Star Betelgeuse Slowly Recovering After Blowing Its Top

STScI: Hubble Sees Red Supergiant Star Betelgeuse Slowly Recovering After Blowing Its Top

Analyzing data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and several other observatories, astronomers have concluded that the bright red supergiant star ...
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Barbara Mikulski Donates Space Collection to Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore

Barbara Mikulski Donates Space Collection to Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore

The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland, is thrilled to announce that retired U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski ...
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AURA Celebrates JWST First Images

AURA Celebrates JWST First Images

AURA salutes the international effort of talented people who worked so hard to make these first JWST images possible ...
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STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

Astronomers estimate that 100 million black holes roam among the stars in our Milky Way galaxy, but they have never ...
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JWST Commissioning Bingo Board

JWST Commissioning Bingo

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) commissioning is on the final stretch before the telescope can start science observations! With ...
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logos of the 50 institutions that are members of AURA

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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STScI: NASA’s Webb In Full Focus, Ready for Instrument Commissioning

STScI: NASA’s Webb In Full Focus, Ready for Instrument Commissioning

Alignment of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is now complete. After full review, the observatory has been confirmed to be ...
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