American Astronomical Society Announces First Class of AAS Fellows

February 27, 2020
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The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has established a new accolade, Fellow of the AAS, to honor members for extraordinary achievement and service. AAS Fellows will be recognized for original research and publication, innovative contributions to astronomical techniques or instrumentation, significant contributions to education and public outreach, and noteworthy service to astronomy and to the Society itself.

An initial group of more than 200 Legacy Fellows has been designated by the AAS Board of Trustees, including Dr. Alyssa Goodman, Robert Wheeler Willson Professor of Applied Astronomy at Harvard University.  

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See also: Astrophysics, 2020