Astrophysics Roadmap

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The Roadmap Town Hall was held on May 6, 2013 (10am – 5:30pm EDT) and May 7, 2013 (10am – 4:50pm EDT)

View the Astrophysics Roadmap Town Hall Meeting page for more information.

An Astrophysics Roadmap was developed by a task force of the Astrophysics Subcommittee (APS) during 2013. The Roadmap presents a compelling, 30-year vision for astrophysics; the team took the 2010 decadal survey as the starting point and built upon it. The Roadmap is science-based, with notional missions. Community input was solicited and presented in a workshop in the form of a Town Hall; these opportunities were posted and circulated via community email lists. The Roadmap was released publicly in December of 2013.


Roadmap Team Members:

  • Chryssa Kouveliotou (Chair), NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
  • Joan Centrella (Exec Sec), NASA HQ
  • Brad Peterson (APS Chair, Ex Officio), Ohio State University
  • Eric Agol, University of Washington
  • Natalie Batalha, NASA Ames
  • Jacob Bean, University of Chicago
  • Misty Bentz, Georgia State University
  • Neil Cornish, Montana State University
  • Alan Dressler, Carnegie Observatories
  • Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano, MIT
  • Scott Gaudi, Ohio State University
  • Olivier Guyon, University of Arizona
  • Dieter Hartmann, Clemson University
  • Jason Kalirai, Space Telescope Science Institute
  • Michael Niemack, Cornell University
  • Feryal Ozel, University of Arizona
  • Chris Reynolds, University of Maryland
  • Aki Roberge, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Kartik Sheth, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
  • Amber Straughn, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • David Weinberg, Ohio State University
  • Jonas Zmuidzinas, JPL/Caltech