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The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is often mentioned on other websites. Our exciting outreach programs, product we develop, and events we sponsor are often highlighted in articles of various publications. We look forward to sharing our endeavors with you.

If you are interested in interviewing anyone at the ASP, or would like someone in our staff to write an article for your print or online magazine or publication, please contact us by email at: pr {at} astrosociety.org


January 27, 2011
Space Rocks!

Astronomy outreach continues to grow in the United States and elsewhere as professional and amateur astronomers discover the pleasures of sharing their passion with others. In the United States, one major avenue of support for astronomy clubs and societies is the Astronomical Society of the Pacific’s Night Sky Network.
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November 16, 2006
Former ASP President, Alex Filippenko, receives Professor of the Year Award

In recognition of his popular Introductory to Astronomy class at the University of California, Berkeley, professor Alex Filippenko, received this year's Professor of the Year award sponsored by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and administered by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The award acknowledges "outstanding professors for their dedication to teaching, commitment to students and innovative instructional methods."
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October 4, 2006
ASP Board Member, David Levy, Announced the Discovery of His 22nd Comet

David Levy, ASP Board Member and Sky & Telescope contributing editor, shares his discovery, Comet Levy C/2006 T1 with readers of Sky & Telescope.
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July 6, 2005
Foothill Astronomy Instructor Named Recipient of National 2005 Innovation of the Year Award

Former Executive Director of the ASP and current Foothill Astronomy Instructor, Andrew Fraknoi, has been named the recipient of the 2005 Innovation of the Year Award by the League for Innovation in the Community College for his development of the PHYSICS 12: Physics for Poets course.
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November 1, 2004
2004 Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization given to Alex Filippenko

Former ASP President and UC Berkeley Professor Alex Filippenko has just been selected as the 2004 recipient of the Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization.  
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July 23, 2004
Dr. Seth Shostak receives the Robert Klumpke Award

Dr. Seth Shostak was the recipient of the prestigious Klumpke-Roberts award this past month given by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.  
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July 6, 2004
Night Sky Attracts Gazers
by Marcus Blair

Simple objects such as bubble wrap, tennis balls and golf tees are helping people understand the complexity of the universe, members of a local astronomy club say...
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June 21, 2004
Texas Astronomer Wins ASP's Muhlmann Award for Infrared Instruments

Astronomer John Lacy of The University of Texas at Austin has been given the 2004 Maria and Eric Muhlmann Award by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific...
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