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Selected White Papers for Astro2010

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Science White Papers

Some counts:

Ground-based O/IR interferometry science papers: 6
Papers mentioning the value of ground-based O/IR interferometry: 18
Papers mentioning space interferometry (not astrometry): 14
Papers mentioning space interferometric astrometry: 32
Total unique science papers citing need for O/IR interferometry on ground or in space: 62

USIC Science White Paper

Additional Science white papers focused primarily on science enabled by ground-based O/IR Interferometry:

Science white papers mentioning contributions of ground-based O/IR Interferometry:

Active Galactic Nuclei and their role in Galaxy Formation and Evolution (Kraemer et al.)
Astrometry - Challenging our Understanding of Stellar Structure and Evolution (Benedict et al.)
Active Galaxies And Quasars, 2010 - 2020 (Elvis et al.)
The Galactic Center: A Laboratory for Fundamental Astrophysics and Galactic Nuclei (Ghez et al.)
O/IR Polarimetry for the 2010 Decade (SSE): Science at the Edge, Sharp Tools for All (Hoffman et al.)
The Formation and Architecture of Young Planetary Systems (Kraus et al.)
Decadal Survey White Paper: Probing Stellar Dynamics in Galactic Nuclei (Miller et al.)
Understanding Mass-Loss and the Late Evolution of Intermediate Mass Stars: Jets, Disks, Binarity, Dust, and Magnetic Fields (Sahai et al.)
The time axis in stellar evolution (Soderblom et al.)
The Detection of Habitable Earth-Mass Planets Using Ground-based Optical Telescopes and Precision Radial Velocities (Vogt)
Astronomy on Antarctic Plateau (Wang et al.)
Understanding Habitability and Characterizing ExoEarths: The Role of Debris Disks (Roberge et al.)
The time axis in stellar evolution (Soderblom)
What is the Structure of Relativistic Jets in AGN on Scales of Light Days? (Wehrle et al.)
Investigations of the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems (Wooten et al.)
Asteroseismology: The Next Frontier In Stellar Astrophyhsics (Giampapa et al.)
The Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems: The Search for and Characterization of Young Planets (Beichman et al.)
No Planet Left Behind: Investigating Planetary Architecture and Diversity with SIM Lite (Kulkarni et al.)

Science white papers mentioning space-based Interferometry*:

*In addition, more than 30 science white papers mention interferometric astrometry from space.

USIC Policy Position Paper

USIC Technology Paper

Activity Proposal Papers

From the titles and authors, it appears that 12 of the activity proposal papers emphasize or include optical interferometry from ground or space.

USIC Activity Proposal Paper

usic/astro2010_white_papers.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/10 20:42 by gail_stargazer