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April 2019

  IAU Press Releases

The IAU Celebrates its Centenary

12 April 2019: The IAU 1919–2019: 100 Years Under One Sky Celebration Flagship Ceremony took place at the Palace of the Academies in Brussels (Belgium) on 11–12 April 2019. The event was held ...

  IAU Public Announcements

IAU Publishes Booklet on Broader Applications of Astronomy

11 April 2019: The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has published a new booklet From Medicine to Wi-Fi; Technical Applications of Astronomy to Society, detailing developments in astronomy that have permeated throughout modern-day life ...

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Astronomers Invite the Public to Help Name Kuiper Belt Object

10 April 2019: Three astronomers, Meg Schwamb, Mike Brown and David Rabinowitz, are inviting the public to help name a Kuiper Belt Object in the outer Solar System. Discovered in 2007, the object ...

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New Life for the Galileoscope

8 April 2019: The Galileoscope was selected as a cornerstone project of the International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009) [1]. Over the last decade, supported by several organisations [2], more than 250 000 ...

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  IAU Science Announcements

IAU Symposium 334 receives two awards

8 April 2019: The IAU Symposium 334 Rediscovering our Galaxy has been awarded two prizes at the 2018 Potsdam Congress Prize (PKP*18). The prizes, awarded annually, recognise organisers of conferences in the ...

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Scientific Dates & Deadlines

14 - 19 Apr 2019
IAUS 350: Laboratory Astrophysics: from Observations to Interpretation

13 - 15 May 2019
EC Meeting 103 (IAU 100 Anniversary)

27 - 31 May 2019
IAUS 351: Star Clusters: from the Milky Way to the Early Universe

3 - 7 Jun 2019
IAUS 352: Uncovering early galaxy evolution in the ALMA and JWST era

Administrative Dates & Deadlines

15 Apr 2019
Deadline for the Finance Committee to Provide the IAU General Secretary with the Annual Report on the Accounts

1 May 2019
Call for Letters of Intent (LOI) for Symposia and Focus Meetings for the GA 2021

13 - 15 May 2019
EC Meeting 103 (IAU 100 Anniversary)

15 May 2019
Announcement of Recipients of the Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize


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