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2012 ASP Award Winners Announced

June 2012 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) today announces the winners of its 2012 awards for excellence in astronomy research and education.

Full Press Release.

 

Astronomical Society of the Pacific Honors Dr. Sandra Moore Faber with Prestigious Bruce Gold Medal Award

May 2012 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), one of the oldest and most respected astronomy societies in the U.S., has announced that Dr. Sandra Moore Faber is the 2012 recipient of its Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal. Dr. Faber, of the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), is recognized for her lifetime achievements in astronomical research. More »

 

Fraknoi Becomes Honorary Member of the RASC

December 2011 – Congratulations to Andrew Fraknoi, former Executive Director of the ASP, currently chair of the Foothill College astronomy department, for his selection as an honorary member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.  More »

 

Priscilla and Bart Bok Awards Announced

July 2011 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), in partnership with the American Astronomical Society (AAS), presented the annual Priscilla and Bart Bok Awards to two high-school students at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held May 8 to 13 in Los Angeles, California.  More »

 

2011 ASP Award Winners Announced

June 2011 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) today announces the winners of its 2011 awards for excellence in astronomy research and education. Full Press Release.

 

Dr. Jeremiah P. Ostriker awarded the 2011 Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal

June 2011 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific announces that Dr. Jeremiah P. Ostriker has been awarded the 2011 Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal for lifetime achievement in astronomy.  More »

 

Astronomy Workshop held at Yosemite

October 2010 – Thirty-five interpreters from national, regional and state parks, nature centers, and outdoor education centers around the U.S. attended a four-day astronomy interpretation workshop at Yosemite National Park, October 8-11, 2010.

 

2010 Bok Award Recipients Announced

June 2010 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), in partnership with the American Astronomical Society (AAS), has presented the annual Priscilla and Bart Bok Awards to two high-school seniors at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held May 9 to 14 in San Jose, California.  More »

 

2010 ASP Award Recipients Announced

April 2010 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) announces the winners of its 2010 awards for excellence in astronomy research and education. Full Press Release.

 

2010 Bruce Medal Recipient Announced

March 2010 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific announces that Dr. Gerry Neugebauer has been awarded the 2010 Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal for lifetime achievement in astronomy.  More »