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White House Star Party

White House Star Party

AUI and NRAO Attend the White House Astronomy Night The evening of October 19 brought telescopes, astronomers, astronauts, astronomy educators, and more than 200 students to the South Lawn of the White House for a stargazing event with the President. Among those invited to attend were AUI’s STEM Education Development Officer, Tim Spuck,...

White House  Astronomy Night – Get Involved!

White House Astronomy Night – Get Involved!

On October 19th, the White House is hosting the second ever Astronomy Night. We’ve invited students and educators to the South Lawn of the White House to stargaze with us and to participate in other hands-on activities.

Student Pulsar Search Program Expands Nationwide Thanks to NSF Grant to WVU and NRAO

Student Pulsar Search Program Expands Nationwide Thanks to NSF Grant to WVU and NRAO

West Virginia University (WVU) and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) together received a nearly $2 million, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand the reach and impact of the highly successful Pulsar Search Collaboratory (PSC) student science education initiative. Approximately $700,000 of the grant...