Memorial Symposium For Riccardo Giacconi

by Mark Adams last modified Apr 17, 2019 by Davis Murphy


The Space Telescope Science Institute, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, the Johns Hopkins University, European Southern Observatory, and Associated Universities, Inc. are organizing a Memorial Symposium to celebrate the life and work of our friend and colleague Riccardo Giacconi, whom we lost on December 9, 2018. The Symposium will cover the various phases of Riccardo's career and achievements. It will be held in Washington, DC at the National Academy of Sciences (2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W.) on May 29-30, 2019.

The meeting website will provide information on the program, top-level schedule, SOC members, lodging options, and other Symposium details. The website is now open for registration and provides instructions for submitting requests to speak. The deadline for responding is April 29, 2019. Please visit the symposium website for more details.

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