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Astrophsyics

Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group

235th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society

4–8 January 2020, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • PCOS-related activities at the AAS
  • Remote access will be available for those who cannot attend in person.

    NASA Joint PAG Session

    Saturday, 4 January 2020
    1:00 P.M.–3:00 P.M., Room: Coral Ballroom 1 [Hilton: Mid-Pacific Conference Center, 6th floor]
    [Hilton Hawaiian Village layout (click on Conferences & Event Venues)]

    Agenda

    1:00–2:00 P.M.Paul Hertz : NASA Astrophysics Division [PDF]
    2:00–3:00 P.M.Discussion
    WebEx

    NASA Joint PAG Session
    Saturday, 4 January 2020
    1:00 P.M. | Hawaii Time (Honolulu, GMT-10:00) | 2 hrs
    Meeting number (access code): 905 182 274
    Meeting password: Aas2020!
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    NASA PCOS & PhysPAG Session

    Saturday, 4 January 2020
    3:15 P.M.–4:45 P.M., Room: Rainbow Suite [Hilton: Rainbow Tower]
    [Hilton Hawaiian Village layout (click on Conferences & Event Venues)]

    Agenda

    3:15–3:40 P.M.Intro on PCOS [PDF]Terri Brandt
    3:40–4:05 P.M.PhysPAG [PDF]Graça Rocha
    4:05–4:30 P.M.Euclid: Science & News [PDF]Jason Rhodes, JPL/Caltech
    4:30–4:40 P.M.CluS'N Lab [PDF]David Traore
    4:40–4:55 P.M.Discussion
    WebEx

    NASA PCOS & PhysPAG Session
    Saturday, 4 January 2020
    3:00 P.M. | Hawaii Time (Honolulu, GMT-10:00) | 2 hrs
    Meeting number (access code): 902 831 247
    Meeting password: Aas2020!
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    COR Great Observatories SAG Session

    Sunday, 5 January 2020
    9:30 A.M.–11:30 A.M., Room: 323A

    Agenda

    Gravitational Wave SIG Session

    Tuesday, 7 January 2020
    9:45 A.M.–11:15 A.M., Room: 303A

    Agenda

    Session Chair: John Conklin
    9:45–9:55 A.M.GW SIG Overview [PDF]Sean McWilliams
    9:55–10:15 A.M.LISA mission update [PDF]Ira Thorpe/Terry Doiron
    10:15–10:35 A.M.Multimessenger Signatures of Intermediate Mass Black Holes [PDF]Jillian Bellovary
    10:35–10:55 A.M.Waveform modeling to meet the needs of LISA and beyond [PDF]Sean McWilliams
    10:55–11:15 A.M.NASA LISA Study Team update Kelly Holley-Bockelmann
    WebEx

    Gravitational Wave SIG Session
    Tuesday, 7 January 2020
    9:30 A.M. | Hawaii Time (Honolulu, GMT-10:00) | 2 hrs
    Meeting number (access code): 905 332 883
    Meeting password: Aas2020!
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    MMA SAG Session

    Tuesday, 7 January 2020
    1:15 P.M.–2:45 P.M., Room: 303A

    Agenda

    Session Chair: Suvi Gezari
    1:15–1:25 P.M.MMA SAG Goals and Activities John Conklin
    1:25–1:37 P.M.Summary of MMA Opportunities [PDF]Eric Burns
    1:37–1:49 P.M.Black Hole Mergers [PDF]John Tomsick
    1:49–2:01 P.M.Neutron Star Mergers [PDF]Colleen Wilson-Hodge
    2:01–2:13 P.M.Supernovae [PDF]Chris Fryer
    2:13–2:25 P.M.GW as probes of AGN [PDF]Saavik Ford
    2:25–2:37 P.M.Communications across MMA observatories [PDF]Aaron Tohuvavohu
    2:37–2:45 P.M.DiscussionAll
    WebEx

    MMA SAG Session
    Tuesday, 7 January 2020
    1:00 P.M. | Hawaii Time (Honolulu, GMT-10:00) | 2 hrs
    Meeting number (access code): 902 690 780
    Meeting password: Aas2020!
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    X-ray SIG Session

    Wednesday, 8 January 2020
    9:15 A.M.–10:45 A.M., Room: 303A

    Agenda

    9:15–9:30 A.M.Debrief on Astro 2020 APC white papers and new opportunities [PDF]XRSIG Co-chairs
    9:30–9:55 A.M.Update on eROSITA / Spectrum-X-Gamma Mara Salvato
    9:55–10:20 A.M.Update on XRISM Rob Petre
    10:20–10:45 A.M.Diffraction Limited X-ray Telescope [PDF]Herman Marshall
    WebEx

    X-ray SIG Session
    Wednesday, 8 January 2020
    9:00 A.M. | Hawaii Time (Honolulu, GMT-10:00) | 2 hrs
    Meeting number (access code): 904 139 544
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    Gamma-Ray SIG Session

    Wednesday, 8 January 2020
    1:15 P.M.–2:45 P.M., Room: : 303A

    Agenda

     WelcomeSylvain Guiriec
    1:15–1:25 P.M.Fermi Result Highlights [PDF]Liz Hays
    1:25–1:35 P.M.COSI Result Highlights [PDF]Carolyn Kierans
    1:35–1:45 P.M.Status of Glowbug [PDF]Eric Grove
    1:45–1:55 P.M.AMEGO [PDF]Julie McEnery
    1:55–2:05 P.M.GRAMS [PDF]Tsuguo Aramaki
    2:05–2:15 P.M.ETCC/SMILE [PDF]Toru Tanimori
    2:15–2:25 P.M.MoonBEAM [PDF]Michelle Hui
    2:25–2:35 P.M.TAP [PDF]Judy Racusin
    2:35–2:45 P.M.Gamow [PDF]Nick White
     Open Discussion if time permits
    WebEx

    Gamma-Ray SIG Session
    Wednesday, 8 January 2020
    1:00 P.M. | Hawaii Time (Honolulu, GMT-10:00) | 2 hrs
    Meeting number (access code): 905 835 799
    Meeting password: Aas2020!
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    PCOS News

    Program News and Announcements

    26 June 2020
    Based on extensive feedback from the community, including the recent COPAG survey and APAC discussion, the Astrophysics Data Analysis Program will be solicited in ROSES-2021. »  Details.
    16 June 2020
    Senior Review of NASA Astrophysics Archives Report is now available here [PDF].
    15 June 2020
    Astrophysics Program Scientist civil servant positions at NASA Headquarters: open in USAJOBS June 29–July 6. »  Details.
    15 June 2020
    Astrophysics Data Analysis Program (ADAP) Proposal Deadline extended to Thurs 16 July 2020.
    15 June 2020
    NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group Executive Committee (COPAG EC) is soliciting input on the impacts of COVID-19 on Cosmic Origins research via ADAP. The survey deadline has been extended until Friday, June 19, 2020 »  Details.
    4 June 2020
    Astrophysics Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting to be held June 23–24, 2020 »  Details.
    3 June 2020
    2020 Spring Meeting of the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board/Space Studies Board, June 8–11, 2020 Details.
    3 June 2020
    ROSES-20 Amendment 28: Final Text and Due Dates for Astrophysics Explorers U.S. Participating Investigators. Details.
    29 May 2020
    Proposals for NASA's Strategic Astrophysics Technology will not be solicited in 2020, instead waiting for Decadal recommendations. »  Details.
    28 May 2020
    NASA SMD releases new five-year Science Plan, "Science 2020-2024: A Vision for Scientific Excellence." »  Details.
    26 May 2020
    NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group Executive Committee (COPAG EC) is soliciting input on the impacts of COVID-19 on Cosmic Origins research via ADAP. The survey closes on Monday, June 5, 2020 »  Details.
    20 May 2020
    NASA names WFIRST in honor of Nancy Grace Roman, a tireless advocate for new tools that would allow scientists to study the broader universe from space. »  Details.
    18 May 2020
    NASA releases DRAFT text for a new "Astrophysics Pioneers" opportunity. Comments due June 15, 2020. »  Details.
    18 May 2020
    Join NASA Science Live at 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, 20 May 2020, for an exciting announcement on WFIRST! Details and participation links here and here.
    7 May 2020
    Provide your input on balloon platform capabilities that could enable your science in the next 10 years by completing this survey for NASA's Scientific Balloon Program.
    29 Apr 2020
    NASA SMD calls for nominations, including self-nominations, to serve on the WFIRST Science Interest Group (WSIG). »  Details
    27 Apr 2020
    NASA SMD anticipates one or more short-window openings this summer for civil servant Program Scientists at NASA HQ. »  Details
    16 Apr 2020
    HaloSat Year 1 Data now eligible for funding under ADAP. »  Details
    13 Apr 2020
    Attend the virtual APS April 2020 meeting! The meeting is open to all and includes three PCOS sessions. Register (no fee) to attend sessions.
    7 Apr 2020
    NASA announces new ROSES element for LISA Preparatory Science, with mandatory NOI due 15 Sep 2020 and proposal due 15 Dec 2020, and new element for workshops & conferences in ROSES-20, with rolling submission through 29 Mar 2021.
    6 Apr 2020
    NASA announces new due dates for ADAP (Jun 30) and TCAN (Jun 23) 2020 proposals, cancels ADAP 2021 solicitation. Reminders on dual-anonymous ADAP guidelines.

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