January 23, 2015

The year of 2015 has been declared the International Year of Light (IYL) by the United Nations. Organizations, institutions, and individuals involved in the science and applications of light will be joining together for this yearlong celebration to help spread the word about the wonders of light.

Giovanni Fazio
January 16, 2015

Giovanni Fazio has been awarded the 2015 Henry Norris Russell Lectureship for lifetime preeminence in astronomical research by the American Astronomical Society.

Michael Pearlman
January 13, 2015

The Scientific Board of the Institute of Applied Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IAA RAS) has awarded Dr. Michael Pearlman with a 2014 Gold Medal of Merit for his outstanding contribution to the development of space geodesy and creation of the Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS).