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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 »

 

2009 Bok Award Recipients Announced

July 2009 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) presented Priscilla and Bart Bok Awards to two high School Seniors at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held May 10 to 15 in Reno this year.  More »

 

2009 ASP Award Recipients Announced

June 2009 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) announces the winners of its 2009 awards for excellence in astronomy research and education. Full Press Release.

 

2009 Bruce Medal Recipient Announced

May 2009 – The Astronomical Society of the Pacific announces that Dr. Frank H. Shu has been awarded the 2009 Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal for lifetime achievement in astronomy.  More »

 

Andrew Fraknoi Recipient of 2009 Hayward Award

March 2009 – Former ASP Executive Officer and Foothill College Astronomy Instructor Andrew Fraknoi is one of four community colleges teachers to be named recipient of the 2009 Hayward Award for Excellence in Education by the California Community College Board of Governors. The four faculty members were selected from across the state for their commitment to professional excellence in their fields as well as their contributions to their community. More »

 

Mary Kay Hemenway Recipient of 2009 AAS Education Prize

January 2009 – The Secretary of the ASP’s Board of Directors, Mary Kay Hemenway of the University of Texas, has been announced as the winner of the 2009 Education Prize of the American Astronomical Society, given for “outstanding contributions to the education of the public, students and/or the next generation of professional astronomers.”