Published: January 9, 2014
On the Thursday of the January 2014 AAS meeting, the American Astronomical Society, with co-hosts Chairman Lamar Smith and Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, delivered the first ever State of the Universe address to a packed house in the briefing room for the Subcommittee on Space, 2325 Rayburn House Office Building. Our very own Peggy Piper was asked to talk about some of her experiences. Read her prepared remarks here. The AAS page about this event includes the prepared remarks from the others asked to make a presentation.