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Space sciences/Astronomy

A team of astronomers and astrophysicists based at 21 research institutions around the world will be recognized for a discovery that could improve our understanding of the structure of the Universe, as well as galaxy formation and evolution.

Join a virtual discussion on science, ethics, and faith in science fiction! This year’s holiday lecture will consider how works of science fiction can foster reflection, dialogue, and action to spur positive change for humanity. Speakers include Br. Guy Consolmagno and Nnedi Okorafor.

AAAS has launched a new series profiling scientists who have forged meaningful relationships with religious communities.

Burbidge overcame gender discrimination on the way to becoming one of the most influential astrophysicists of her time.