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American Astronomical Society Winter 2008

Click to open Even Thin Galaxies Can Grow Fat Black Holes (10 January 2008)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Circumstellar Dust Takes Flight in 'The Moth' (Space Telescope Science Institute Press Release: 10 January 2008)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Dark Matter Discovered in Accretion Disks--Suggests Major Revisions to Concepts of Disk Structure and Luminosity (NOAO Press Release: 09 January 2008) (Release Image)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Study of 'GEMS' with Hubble, Spitzer Space Telescopes Reveales Cosmic Fireworks Fizzled Out as Universe Reached Mid-Life (The University of Texas at Austin, McDonald Observatory Press Release: 09 January 2008)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Introducing the Next Generation of Sky in Google Earth (Google Press Release: 09 January 2008)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Rutgers, Penn State Astronomy Teams Discover Ancestors of Milky Way-Type Galaxies (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Press Release: 08 January 2008)



American Astronomical Society Summer 2007

Click to open NASA Space Telescope Gives Scientists Depth Perception (30 May 2007)
Click to open Running Rings Around the Galaxy (30 May 2007)
Click to open Spitzer Nets Thousands of Galaxies in a Giant Cluster (28 May 2007)
Click to open Life in the Cosmic Suburbs (28 May 2007)



American Astronomical Society Winter 2007

Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Older Galaxy Pair Has Surprisingly Youthful Glow (East Tennessee State University Press Release: 10 January 2007) (Release Image)
Click to open Famous Space Pillars Feel the Heat of Star's Explosion (09 January 2007)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Rethinking Last Century's Closest, Brightest Supernova (University of California, Berkeley Press Release: 09 January 2007) (Release Image)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Earth's Strongest Winds Wouldn't Even Be a Breeze on These Planets (University of Washington Press Release: 09 January 2007) (Release Image; Release Animation)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Gas Giants Form Quickly (University of Arizona Press Release: 08 January 2007)



American Astronomical Society Summer 2006

Click to open What's Happening: Astronomers Find a Galactic Highway in the Sky (07 June 2006)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Distant Ball of Dust Not Dusty Enough (University of California, Berkeley Press Release: 06 June 2006) (Release Image)
Click to open What's Happening: Astronomers Find Ancient 'Cities' of Galaxies (05 June 2006)
Click to open Press Release: Andromeda Adrift in Sea of Dust in New NASA Image (05 June 2006)



American Astronomical Society Winter 2006

Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Cosmic Jet Looks Like Giant Tornado in Space (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Press Release: 11 January 2006) (Release Image)
Click to open NASA's Spitzer Finds Possible Comet Dust Around Dead Star (11 January 2006)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Astronomers Use Spitzer Space Telescope To Challenge Brown Dwarf Formation Models (McDonald Observatory/U.T. Austin Press Release: 11 January 2006)
Click to open Spitzer Captures Our Galaxy's Bustling Center (10 January 2006)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Spitzer Reveals Unexpected Disks Around Interacting Stars (NOAO Press Release: 10 January 2006) (Release Image)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Large Survey of Galaxies Yields New Findings on Star Formation (University of California, Santa Cruz Press Release: 09 January 2006)
Click to open Mystery Solved: High-Energy Fireworks Linked to Massive Star Cluster (09 January 2006)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Spitzer Puts a New Spin on the Helix Nebula (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Press Release: 09 January 2006)



American Astronomical Society Summer 2005

Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Cosmic Housecleaning? Building Blocks of Stellar Systems Go Missing (University of Minnesota Press Release: 01 June 2005) (Release Images: Image 1 | Image 2)
Click to open Spitzer Captures Fruits of Massive Stars' Labors (30 May 2005)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: NASA's Spitzer Telescope Images of the Colliding Pair of Galaxies Arp 107 (East Tennessee State University Press Release: 30 May 2005) (Release Image)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Infrared and Ultraviolet Images of the Interacting Galaxy Pair Arp 65 from NASA's Spitzer and GALEX Telescopes (East Tennessee State University Press Release: 30 May 2005) (Release Image)



American Astronomical Society Winter 2005

Click to open Spitzer Finds Stellar 'Incubators' with Massive Star Embryos (12 January 2005)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Spitzer Space Telescope Reads Solar System's 'Rosetta Stone' (University of Minnesota Press Release: 11 January 2005)
Click to open New Clues Found in Ongoing Mystery of Giant Galactic Blobs (11 January 2005)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: NOAO-Trained Teachers to Observe with Spitzer (National Optical Astronomy Observatory Press Release: 10 January 2005)
Click to open Spitzer Sees Dusty Aftermath of Pluto-Sized Collision (10 January 2005)



American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Sciences 2004 Meeting

Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Good News for Pluto -- Spitzer Astronomers Say KBOs May Be Smaller Than Thought (University of Arizona Press Release: 10 November 2004)



American Astronomical Society Summer 2004

Click to open Spitzer Spies Parallelogram-Shaped Galactic Meal (01 June 2004)
Click to open Spitzer Leads NASA's Great Observatories To Uncover Black Holes, Other Hidden Objects (01 June 2004)
Click to open Spitzer Space Telescope Sets Infrared Eyes on Dark Matter (31 May 2004)
Click to open Non-NASA Press Release: Spitzer Reveals What Edwin Hubble Missed (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Press Release: 31 May 2004)




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