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Cosmic Origins News

Shedding Light on the End of Dark Ages: Defining an Enlightening Roadmap

COPAG Splinter Session at AAS meeting, Seattle, January 2019

Over the past decade there has been considerable activity within the community to understand how the first stars and galaxies formed, and how they shaped the initial structure of the Universe through reionization. The COPAG is interested in developing a strategic plan to address the best techniques, facilities, and data to address this foundation science element, since it has featured prominently in the science drivers for ongoing mission concept studies such as LUVOIR, HabEx, Lynx, and OST. The COPAG will hold a splinter session at the Winter AAS in Seattle to shape how such a plan should be defined and what goals it should set. Please plan on joining us to do this. If you would be interested in participating please send a note to Susan Neff (Susan.G.Neff@nasa.gov) to let us know.

Hubble, Chandra, Spitzer Composite of Massive Galaxy Cluster IDCS J1426.5+3508

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Program News and Announcements

11 February 2019
NASA Astrophysics Division (APD) issues 2019 strategic technology gap solicitation »  Details [PDF]
17 December 2018
NASA HQ has publicly posted an updated Astrophysics Implementation Plan (AIP), detailing progress made by NASA's Astrophysics Division in implementing the 2010 Decadal recommendations since the previous update in 2016.
6 Nov 2018
Far-Infrared Science Interest Group posts first Newsletter | Number 1 | October 2018 [PDF]
20 Aug 2018
Interim reports for large mission concept studies are posted: LUVIOR [PDF], Origins Space Telescope [PDF], HabEx [PDF], Lynx [PDF]

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