Halmos Undergraduate and Faculty Present at the American Astronomical Society
This June, Halmos faculty member Stefan Kautsch, Ph.D. and marine biology major and physics minor Kyle Hansotia virtually presented at the 236th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). Kyle and Dr. Kautsch presented the concept of mass distribution in space and how to instruct students on the concept. In addition to the presentation, Dr. Kautsch served as a judge for the conference’s
Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards. This award is for an achievement in astronomical research made by research students. The key factor in deciding the recipient will be that the work contributes to the advancement of the science of astronomy. The award consists of the Chambliss medal.
The AAS was established in 1899 and based in Washington, DC. The membership of about 7,700 consists of individuals whose research and educational interests lie within the broad spectrum of subjects now comprising the astronomical sciences. The society is the publisher of the Sky & Telescope magazine, as well as several scientific journals.