NRAO and GBO Have Lots to Share at AAS 244

AAS 244 will be in Madison, WI.
Credit: AAS

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) will hold its 244th Meeting June 9 – 13 in Madison, Wisconsin. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and Green Bank Observatory (GBO) will be there to present some amazing research and resources. Science from NRAO and GBO instruments will be featured in 40 presentations.

On Sunday, June 9th, check out the NRAO and GBO exhibits and opening reception in the Exhibit Hall. We will be talking about ngVLA, the ALMA WSU, VLBA, GBO, Radar, VLA, and student programs at the exhibit. You might even pick up some NRAO/GBO giveaways!

Several NRAO and GBO instruments are featured in presentations at several press conferences. On Monday at 10:15 am in Press Room F, Dr. Lisa Prato from Lowell Observatory will present “Should I Stay or Should I Go: What Governs Circumstellar Disk Lifetimes,” featuring exciting new science from ALMA. 

Tuesday will be a busy day when Dr. Juergen Ott will discuss “CARTA: The Cube Analysis and Rendering Tool for Astronomy” at 9:30 am in Exhibit Hall A, and at 10:00 am there will be a special session on “SuperKnova: Broadening Participation in STEM through E-Learning” in Ballroom A. Meanwhile, at 10:15 am Dr. Toney Minter of GBO will share an unexpected discovery using the GBT telescope, “Dust-free Clouds in the Galactic Disk” in Press Room F.

On Wednesday, June 12th, independent astronomer Dr. Mary Barsony and Dr. Mike Ressler of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will present the exciting discovery of “Twin Jets and Disks: JWST MIRI and ALMA Discoveries” at 10:15 am in Press Room F.

Finally, NRAO and GBO will be part of a closing reception in the Exhibit Hall on June 13th. It’s your last chance to see our resources, and perhaps snag some swag before you head home!

You can follow the social media feeds of NRAO (FB, X, LinkedIn, Instagram) and GBO (FB, X, LinkedIn, Instagram) to learn about the latest events happening at the conference.


NRAO Media Contacts

Jill Malusky
Public Information Officer, NRAO/GBO
Tel: +1 304-456-2236

Corrina C. Jaramillo Feldman
Public Information Officer, ngVLA
Tel: +1 575-842-9366

About NRAO

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is a facility of the National Science Foundation, operated under a cooperative agreement by Associated Universities, Inc.

About Green Bank Observatory

The Green Bank Observatory (GBO) is a facility of the National Science Foundation and is operated by Associated Universities, Inc. The first national radio astronomy observatory in the U.S., it is home to the 100-meter Green Bank Telescope, the largest fully-steerable radio telescope in the world.

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