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Reaching new heights with 100 consortium publications including the early exoplanet demographics release. more

During its semiannual meeting, the American Astronomical Society (AAS) announced this week the recipients of its 2021 prizes for outstanding achievements in research and education. One of the four award winners is Director Laura Kreidberg from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA), who is honored with this year's Annie Jump Cannon Award in Astronomy. The AAS is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. more

In 2013, the Gaia Astrometry Observatory was launched, one of the most important missions in observational space-based astronomy.  On December 3, 2020, the first part of the third Gaia data set (Early Data Release 3, EDR3) will be published with measurements of approximately 1.8 billion celestial objects. more

On November 27, 2020, the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) again awarded the Ernst Patzer Prizes for the promotion of young scientists. This year's winners are Neige Frankel (MPIA), Nico Krieger (MPIA) and Alessandro Savino (ZAH/ARI). more

Trifon Trifonov of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg (MPIA) has been awarded the Young Scientists' Prize of the Mathematics and Natural Sciences Class 2020 in Physics by the Göttingen Academy of Sciences. more

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