Farid Salama on Laboratory Astrophysics

As chair of the AAS Working Group on Laboratory Astrophysics (WGLA), Farid Salama (SSA), has co-authored and coordinated five distinct white papers for the National Academies ASTRO2010 decadal survey.

A white paper centered on laboratory astrophysics was submitted by the WGLA to each of the five Science Frontiers Panels in the ASAC Subcommittee on Science. The white papers titles are:

New Discoveries in the Galactic Neighborhood through Advances in Laboratory Astrophysics

New Discoveries in Planetary Systems and Star Formation through Advances in Laboratory Astrophysics

New Discoveries in Stars and Stellar Evolution through Advances in Laboratory Astrophysics

New Discoveries in Cosmology and Fundamental Physics through Advances in Laboratory Astrophysics

New Discoveries in Galaxies across Cosmic Time through Advances in Laboratory Astrophysics