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April 2015



  IAU Press Releases


Campaign for Public Participation in Naming Features on Pluto

24 March 2015: In partnership with NASA’s New Horizons mission and the SETI Institute, the IAU is endorsing a campaign that will allow the public to participate in naming newly discovered features on ...




  IAU Public Announcements


Professor Thaisa Storchi Bergmann receives the L’Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science

20 March 2015: The L'Oréal-UNESCO prizes "For Women in Science" are awarded each year, successively in different fields of science, to five women scientists of the five continents: Africa and Arab States ...

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Astronomy Outreach Newsletter February 2015 #1 is Online

13 February 2015: The Astronomy Outreach Newsletter February 2015 is now online. It is produced by the IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach and brings the general public the latest information about events and ...

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Astronomy Outreach Newsletter 2015 #1 is Online

28 January 2015: The Astronomy Outreach Newsletter January 2015 is now online. It is produced by the IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach and brings the general public the latest information about events and ...

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  IAU Science Announcements


11th Release of SOFA Software Now Available

10 February 2015: A major release of the SOFA (Standards of Fundamental Astronomy) software was issued on 9 February 2015. This includes the update due to the leap second scheduled for the end ...

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Highlights

IAU General Assembly
Honolulu, 3-14 August 2015 IAU General Assembly 2015

IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach Office for Astronomy Outreach



Scientific Dates & Deadlines




Administrative & Commission Reform Dates & Deadlines

31 Mar 2015
Commission Reform: Recommendation of Proposals for Commissions sent to Executive Committee

15 - 17 Apr 2015
Executive Committee Meeting

20 Apr 2015
Selection of 2016 Symposia announced by Executive Committee

20 Apr 2015
Commission Reform: Approval of Commissions announced by Executive Committee




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