Physics of the Cosmos
Exploring fundamental questions regarding the physical forces of the universe

Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group
Events: Meetings

243rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society

New Orleans, Louisiana
7 – 11 January 2024

PhysCOS & PhysPAG Sessions at the AAS Winter Meeting

NASA Science at AAS 2024

The 243rd American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting (aka the “AAS Winter Meeting”) will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, from 7 – 11 January 2024. If you are planning to attend, please arrange to arrive early, to attend a PhysCOS & PhysCOS Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG) session on Sunday, 7 January from 9a – 3p Central.

Meeting Schedule

Saturday, 6 January 2024

Astronomy on Tap at AAS 243

Event Time Location
Physics of the Cosmos & Cosmic Origins + Astronomy on Tap Event [Flyer PDF] 7:00pm – 9:00 pm CT The Den @
the Howlin' Wolf,
907 S. Peters St.,
New Orleans
  • Ryan Hickox (Dartmouth College): Supermassive Black Holes: Monsters of the Universe
  • Trivia Game: Challenge your cosmic knowledge and participate in our interactive trivia game. Prizes await those who showcase their astronomical prowess.
  • Rachael Beaton (STScI): From the Big Bang to Biosignatures: Revealing the ~14 Billion Year Story of How the Cosmos Became Habitable with NASA

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Sunday, 7 January 2024

Meeting Time Location
PhysCOS & PhysPAG Session [Agenda] 9:00am – 1:00pm CT Room: 243
TDAMM SIG Session [Agenda] 2:00pm – 3:00pm CT Room: 244 / 245
NASA Joint Program Analysis Group (Joint PAG) [Agenda] 3:00pm – 5:00 pm CT Room: 244 / 245

Monday, 8 January 2024

Meeting Time Location
NASA Town Hall 12:45pm – 1:45pm CT Great Hall A
NASA's Cosmic Pathfinders Program [Agenda] 1:00pm – 2:30pm CT Room: 219

Monday, 8 January through Wednesday, 10 January 2024

Event Time Location
Five Minute Formulation Activity [Details] 9:00am – 6:30 pm CT NASA Booth,
AAS Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, 9 January 2024

Meeting Time Location
Gamma Ray Science Interest Group (GR SIG) [Agenda] 10:00am – 11:30am CT Room: 219
Gravitational Wave Science Interest Group (GW SIG) [Agenda] 2:00pm – 3:30pm CT Room: 219

Wednesday, 10 January 2024

Meeting Time Location
Habitable Worlds Observatory Splinter Meeting [Details] 12:45pm – 3:30pm CT Room: R08 / R09
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