Division of Astrophysics

The Division of Astrophysics (DAP), organized in 1970, engages in observational and theoretical investigation that relates to the study of physical processes in stars and other discrete galactic sources, galactic structure and evolution, the early history and evolution of the Universe, and the Sun and solar activity. Division interests also have significant overlap with other APS divisions such as Particles and Fields, Nuclear Physics, and Plasma Physics.

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Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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News & Announcements

Congratulations to the 2019 Recipient of the Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin Doctoral Dissertation Award in Astrophysics
Siyao Xu, Peking University, China

Congratulations to the 2020 Recipient of the Hans A. Bethe Prize
Fiona Harrison, California Institute of Technology

Nominees and award and office holders are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.