February 26th, 2020
This recognition is given to AAS members for their achievement and extraordinary service to the field of astronomy and the AAS, which includes "original research and publication, innovative contributions to astronomical techniques or instrumentation, significant contributions to education and public outreach, and noteworthy service to astronomy and to the Society itself."
This recognition is given to AAS members for their achievement and extraordinary service to the field of astronomy and the AAS, which includes "original research and...
January 21st, 2020
The Van Biesbroeck Prize is normally awarded every two years and honors a living individual for long-term extraordinary or unselfish service to astronomy, often beyond the...
December 19th, 2018
Dr. Dawn Gelino, IPAC/NExScI Deputy Director, gives a talk at TEDxCERN on "Looking for Life on Exoplanets".
August 14th, 2018
BJ Fulton, a scientist at NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute (NExScI) at Caltech/IPAC is being honored with the 2018 Robert J. Trumpler Award.
April 9th, 2020
For the first time, scientists have directly measured wind speed on a brown dwarf, an object larger than Jupiter (the largest planet in our solar system) but not quite massive...
April 6th, 2020
Arianespace and ESA have announced the signing of a launch services contract for the Euclid satellite – with the mission’s timeframe for liftoff starting in mid-2022 from the...
Wide Field InfraRed Survey Telescope at IPAC
March 30th, 2020
To date, astronomers have found most planets when they pass in front of their host star in events called transits, which temporarily dim the star's light. WFIRST data can spot...
Near Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer
March 26th, 2020
The NEOWISE Reactivation 2020 Release adds approximately 2.5 million image sets and 18.7 billion source detections to the public archive. These data were acquired during the...
March 23rd, 2020
The first of TMT’s Primary Mirror (M1) segment prototypes was recently tested and polished using the Ion Beam Figuring (IBF) process.
March 6th, 2020
The Multi-Segment Integration & Test (MSIT) facility at the TMT lab in Monrovia, California, is now fully populated with seven aluminum mirror segment prototypes.
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