Cassiopeia Newsletter – Summer Solstice / solstice d’été 2021

In this issue/Dans ce numéro: President’s Message ALMA Matters BRITE-Constellation Mission Update CanTAC and Dual-Anonymous CFHT, Gemini, and NEOSSat Proposals … Continue reading

Peter G. Martin Award for mid-career achievement: Dr. Sara Ellison

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. Sara Ellison as the recipient of the 2021 Martin Award. Dr. Ellison obtained her … Continue reading

2021 Qilak Award for Astronomy Communications, Public Education and Outreach: Dr. Jayanne English

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. Jayanne English as the recipient of the 2021 Qilak Award. Dr. English obtained her … Continue reading

2021 J.S. Plaskett Medal: Dr. Ziggy Pleunis

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. Ziggy Pleunis as the recipient of the 2021 J. S. Plaskett Medal for the … Continue reading

R.M. Petrie Prize Lecture: Dr. Heino Falcke

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. Heino Falcke as the 2021 R.M Petrie Prize Lecturer. Dr. Falcke is a Professor … Continue reading

Harvey B. Richer Gold Medal for Early Career Research in Astronomy: Dr. Renée Hložek

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. Renée Hložek as the recipient of the 2021 Richer Medal. Dr. Hložek obtained her … Continue reading

2020 Executive Award: Michael Balogh

In alternate years, the CASCA Board has the honour to bestow the Executive Award for Outstanding Service “to an individual … Continue reading

2020 Dunlap Award: René Doyon

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. René Doyon as the recipient of the 2020 Dunlap Award for Innovation in Astronomical … Continue reading

2020 Beals Award: Howard Yee

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. Howard K. C. Yee as the recipient of the 2020 Beals Award. Dr. Yee … Continue reading

The Canadian Astronomical Society was founded in 1971 and incorporated in 1983 as a society of professional astronomers. The society is devoted to the promotion and advancement of knowledge of the universe through research and education. Membership is open to persons with a professional involvement with these goals in astronomy and the related sciences. The main activities of the Society are its annual scientific meetings, the planning and realization of scientific projects, the support of the scientific activities of its members, and the dissemination of related information among members and other interested persons.


La Société Canadienne d’Astronomie est une société d’astronomes professionnels. Elle fut fondée en 1971 et s’est incorporée selon les lois du Canada en 1983. La Société s’est donnée pour buts de promouvoir et de faire avancer les connaissances sur l’Univers par le biais de la recherche et de l’enseignement. L’adhésion à la Société est ouverte aux personnes oeuvrant d’une façon professionelle dans les deux volets mentionnés ci-haut, que ce soit en astronomie ou dans une science connexe. Les activités principales de la Société sont ses réunions scientifiques annuelles, l’étude et la réalisation de projets scientifiques, le soutien de l’activité scientifique de ses membres, et enfin, la diffusion d’informations concernant ces divers domaines aux membres et à toute personne intéressée. La Société a créé plusieurs comités: le comité d’astronomie optique et infrarouge; le comité de radioastronomie; le comité d’astronomie spatiale; le comité d’astronomie théorique; le comité de l’éducation; le comité Héritage et le comité des prix. Cassiopeia, la publication trimestrielle de la Société, est publiée aux solstices et aux équinoxes.


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