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Nominations for 2020 IPS Awards and Fellows due July 1. See Awardees and Fellows page for more information.

The next IPS conference:
18–25 June 2020
in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.World of Science, Edmonton
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2023: The 100th birthday of the planetarium projector

The planetarium was invented in 1923. Get ready to celebrate—help make this birthday a truly stellar event. Read more.

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6/22/2019 » 6/23/2019
IPS Council Meeting

6/24/2019 » 6/29/2019
Starmus V, A giant leap, Festival of science and art

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