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McDonald Observatory Scientist Details ‘Planets Gone Wild’; Reporters May Participate Remotely in Live Webcast from Miami

Event: McDonald Observatory's Barbara McArthur gives a press briefing live from the 216th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Miami on her surprising findings about a nearby solar system obtained with Hubble Space Telescope, The University of Texas at Austin's giant Hobby-Eberly Telescope in West Texas, and other ground-based telescopes. The university will issue…   » Continue Reading

Media Invited to Attend ‘Superbowl of Astronomy’ Next Month

Astronomers from around the country and the world are meeting Jan. 8-11 at the Austin Convention Center to attend the 211th meeting of the American Astronomical Society. J. Craig Wheeler, society president and the Samuel T. and Fern Yanagisawa Regents Professor of Astronomy at The University of Texas at Austin, will preside over the meeting,…   » Continue Reading