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FY14-15 Board of Directors Election Results

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is pleased to announce the election of three new members to the Board of Directors: Gibor Basri, Pamela Gay, and Philip Sadler. Read more here.

 

Astronomical Society of the Pacific Announces Recipients of 2014 Annual Awards for Excellence in Astronomy Research, Education and Public Outreach

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), one of the oldest and most respected science education organizations in the U.S., has announced the recipients of its prestigious annual awards recognizing individuals for their leadership in and advancement of astronomy and space science. More »

 

Astronomical Society of the Pacific Honors Dr. Ken Kellermann with Prestigious Bruce Gold Medal Award

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), one of the oldest and most respected science education organizations in the United States, has announced that Dr. Kenneth Kellermann is the 2014 recipient of its Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal. More »

 

Dr. Michael G. Gibbs

Michael Gibbs Memorial Fund Established.

As you will read below, the ASP lost one of its greatest champions in December with the untimely passing of Michael Gibbs, former employee (2005 to 2008), and board member and officer (2009 to 2013). More »

 

Veteran Astronomy Educator, Astrophysicist, and Science Writer Dr. Linda Shore Named Executive Director of the ASP

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Linda Shore to the position of Executive Director. More »

 

Dr. Harold McNamara

The ASP deeply mourns the January 10th passing of BYU astronomy professor Dr. Harold McNamara, who served as Editor of the science journal “Publications of the ASP” from 1968 to 2004. More »

 

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific Invites Nominations for the Organization’s 2014 Annual Awards

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) is accepting nominations for the organization’s national annual awards which recognize special achievements in astronomy research, technology, education, and public outreach. More »

 

ASP Executive Director Opening

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) is seeking interested applicants for its Executive Director position. More »

 

Astronomical Society of the Pacific Executive Director Announces Plans to Depart

James Manning, ASP Executive Director, has announced plans to resign from the position effective February 7, 2014—the 125th birthday of the ASP. Manning has served as Executive Director since 2007. More »

 

Priscilla & Bart Bok Awards for Astronomy Presented to High-School Students at Intel International Science & Engineering Fair

One American high school student and one high school student from Slovakia are the winners of the 2013 Priscilla and Bart Bok Awards for their astronomy projects presented at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in May. More »