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Below are the winners of the 2016 AUI Trustee Scholarship competition conducted by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. These students will each receive an award of $3,500 per year to aid in defraying expenses at the college of their choice. Lara...
Dec 18, 2015 | Uncategorized
Asteroid 1998 WT24 safely flew past Earth on December 11 at a distance of about 2.6 million miles (4.2 million kilometers, 11 lunar distances). During its flyby, NASA scientists used the 230-foot (70-meter) DSS-14 antenna at Goldstone, California, and the National...
Oct 21, 2015 | Uncategorized
October 13, 2015 The White House has announced that Oct. 19 will be Astronomy Night, kicking off an astronomy-palooza across the nation, where national observatories, planetariums and amateur astronomy clubs and schools have been invited to host their own "star...
Jul 20, 2015 | Uncategorized
The National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Telescope (GBT) will join in the most powerful, comprehensive, and intensive scientific search ever for signs of intelligent life in the Universe. The international endeavor, known as the Breakthrough Listen, will scan the nearest million stars in our own Galaxy and stars in 100 other galaxies for the telltale radio signature of an advanced civilization.
Jul 16, 2015 | Uncategorized
Why Chile is the ideal place for astronomy. Why the U.S. and the National Science Foundation invests so much money into science in a country outside our own.
AUI and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) today announced the establishment of the AUI Board of Trustees NAC Bridge Scholarship Award.
Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have awarded the 2021 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship to Professor Luis F. Rodriguez of the National University of Mexico (UNAM).
Sian Procter, a participant in the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP) in 2016, has been selected as an astronaut by SpaceX. The Inspiration4 mission, scheduled to launch sometime after 15 September 2021, will orbit Earth for three days and conduct a variety of experiments.
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