New York City Astro2010 Decadal Survey Town Hall

The meeting was held Friday April 24, 2009, in the Linder Auditorium of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

For more, please read the minutes, taken by M.-M. Mac Low.


The meeting was intended to bring together professional Astronomers from the New York City area to discuss the upcoming Decadal Report for Astronomy and Astrophysics. This report will help set the nation's priorities for Astronomy and Astrophysics in the coming decade.

Further information on the survey and national series of town halls is available on the National Academy of Sciences website.

Organizing Committee:

Marla Geha (Yale)
David Hogg (NYU)
Mordecai-Mark Mac Low (AMNH)
Arieh Maller (CUNY)
Jerry Sellwood (Rutgers)
Jacqueline van Gorkom (Columbia)
Michael Way (NASA/GISS)