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Visit McDonald Observatory’s Open House Saturday, April 9

An open house at McDonald Observatory on Saturday, April 9 will run from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., and includes tours of large research telescopes, science talks, a star party and other telescope viewings.

University of Texas System’s Board of Regents Awards Recognize Faculty Members for Outstanding Teaching

The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System has recognized 72 faculty members from institutions within the system for outstanding teaching, including 34 faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin.

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