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:
June 1, 2013
As a postdoc who has much of his current research tied up with the GBT, I was...
May 26, 2013
After getting a Ph.D. in particle physics, I was thrilled at the prospect of...
May 2, 2013
As a user of many of the forefront observatories of our time [including the...
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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
September 6, 2012, The State Journal