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Rosa Wallace
January 31, 2017

Rosa Wallace received the 2017 Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award, which recognizes exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present posters at meetings of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

Prof. Egidio Landi Degl’Innocenti
January 29, 2017

On Sunday, February 12th, 2017, Prof. Egidio Landi Degl’Innocenti unexpectedly died of a heart attack in his home in Florence, Italy. Egidio had just returned from a scientific visit to the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) in Spain, working with one of us (JTB). There he also spent his last birthday. He had just turned 72 on January 25th.

Mausumi Dikpati portrait
December 16, 2016

Mausumi Dikpati of HAO has won a 2017 Wenner-Gren guest professorship award of Stockholm. This prestigious award is given annually to 6–8 scientists worldwide from all areas of science. About 30–50 scientists get nominated each year.

Stan Solomon wins UCAR 2016 Mentoring Award
December 9, 2016

HAO won three of four outstanding accomplishment awards at the UCAR annual holiday celebration & awards presentation. UCAR President Antonio Busalacchi announced the winners to be Stan Solomon for “Mentoring”, and Mark Miesch for “Education and Outreach.” HAO also received the “Scientific and/or Technical Advancement” award for the TIE-GCM model.

Learning about Magnetism
November 11, 2016

On November 5, 2016 UCAR/NCAR held its annual Super Science Saturday event at the Mesa Lab in Boulder. Kids of all ages were treated to a variety of interactive exhibits including hands-on activities, Science Wizard shows and demonstrations that illustrated fundamental scientific discovery in a fun and engaging environment.

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