Associated Universities, Inc. unites the resources of universities, research organizations and the Federal Government in the planning, construction, and operation of forefront scientific facilities that promote discovery and education while expanding our knowledge of the physical world.
This AUI website provides a forum for the astronomy community and general public to understand and discuss the recommendations of the NSF-AST Portfolio Review Committee (PRC) report “Advancing Astronomy in the Coming Decade: Opportunities and Challenges” (AACD) regarding U.S. radio astronomy.
We are committed to providing the U.S astronomy community the facilities needed to explore the universe at radio wavelengths, develop new technologies, and educate the next generation of scientists and engineers. We believe the recommendations of the PRC (if implemented) represent a serious threat to U.S. leadership in radio astronomy, and will negatively impact the many communities served by these facilities. Over the next few months we will:
September 5, 2013
As an important part of our culture and community, Green Bank will prevail. ...
July 25, 2013
West Virginians have no better opportunity to connect with scientific research...
July 10, 2013
The GBT is the world’s best single-dish radio telescope. Nothing like it...
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February 1, 2013, The Charleston Express
October 2, 2012, Senator Jay Rockefeller
September 28, 2012, Slashdot.org
September 24, 2012, The Inter-Mountain
September 21, 2012, The State Journal