Yearly Archives: 2017

/2017

EVN CBD Meeting

The members European VLBI Network (EVN) Consortium Board of Directors (CBD) and partners meet in Onsala/Gothenburg, Sweden, 14-15 November 2017. The CBD meets in the Spring and Autumn of each year discussing the overall policy of the EVN which is set by the EVN CBD.  At each meeting, there are reports from the EVN Programme [...]

By | 2017-11-22T14:30:20+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|announcement, meetings, press release|Comments Off on EVN CBD Meeting

4th Workshop on (sub-) mm astronomy in Italy

RadioNet is sponsor of the "IV. Workshop on millimetre and submillimetre astronomy in Italy”, organised from the Italian node of the European ALMA Regional Centre in Bologna from 7-10 November 2017. The meeting brings together nearly 120 members of the Italian astronomical community interested in the field of (sub)millimetre research. Participants of the workshop discuss [...]

By | 2017-11-08T08:48:57+00:00 November 7th, 2017|announcement, meetings, press release|Comments Off on 4th Workshop on (sub-) mm astronomy in Italy

Special Session on the future of VLBI on the next EWASS/NAM (3-6 April 2018 in Liverpool)

The joint European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) and National Astronomy Meeting (NAM) will take place in Liverpool, United Kingdom, on 3-6 April 2018. Within that week there will be a Special Session on: Exploring the Universe: a European vision for the future of VLBI The aim of this special session is to discuss and position the [...]

By | 2017-11-06T10:11:55+00:00 November 6th, 2017|announcement, press release|Comments Off on Special Session on the future of VLBI on the next EWASS/NAM (3-6 April 2018 in Liverpool)

Newsletter 10/2017 issued

In the October issue of the RadioNet newsletter, one can find the latest information about the project including access opportunities, as well as policy news and job opportunities.  Link to the newsletter.

By | 2017-10-30T17:44:11+00:00 October 30th, 2017|announcement, press release|Comments Off on Newsletter 10/2017 issued

RadioNet at the 6th Astronomy Town Hall Meeting

The 6th Astronomy Town Hall Meeting on 20 - 21 October 2017 in Cape Town (ZA) was hosted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), in collaboration with the National Research Foundation (NRF). The meeting focused on coordination, development and promotion of astronomy in South Africa  (SALT, H.E.S.S., MeerKAT, AVN, LSST, SKA etc). The RadioNet Manager [...]

By | 2017-11-06T08:52:07+00:00 October 30th, 2017|press release|Comments Off on RadioNet at the 6th Astronomy Town Hall Meeting

A new era in astronomy

On 17 August 2017 the US Laser Interferometer Graviational Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected gravitational waves produced by the merging of two neutron stars. Almost at the same time a gamma ray burst was detected by the gamma observatories Fermi and INTEGRAL. ESO and 70 other observatories immediately launched follow up observations in the optical, infrared, sub-millimeter [...]

By | 2017-10-26T12:42:44+00:00 October 24th, 2017|press release|Comments Off on A new era in astronomy

e-MERLIN call for proposals until 16/11/17 – 23:59:59 UT

e-MERLIN requests proposals from the international astronomical community for observations to be made during Cycle-6. Proposals are competitively peer-reviewed under standard STFC rules by the PATT e-MERLIN Time Allocation Committee. Allocation will be made on the basis of scientific merit and technical feasibility alone. During e-MERLIN operations ~50% of observing time has been allocated to [...]

By | 2017-10-23T09:26:41+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|announcement, press release, transnational access|Comments Off on e-MERLIN call for proposals until 16/11/17 – 23:59:59 UT

ALMA Data Processing Workshop in Lisbon in December 2017

The Portuguese ALMA CENTER of Expertise (PACE) on behalf of the Institute of Astronomy and Space Sciences, in collaboration with RadioNet and ESO, is glad to announce that an ALMA Data Processing Workshop will take place in Lisbon, December 5-7, 2017. The huge increase of the data available on the archive has improved enormously the [...]

By | 2017-10-18T11:29:10+00:00 October 18th, 2017|announcement, meetings, press release|Comments Off on ALMA Data Processing Workshop in Lisbon in December 2017

APEX proposals – by 16/10/2017

Proposals are invited for observations with APEX in the period April – August 2018 - application information here. Deadline: Monday 16 October 2017 (23:59:59 UTC) APEX, the Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment, is a 12 m diameter submillimetre telescope at 5100 m altitude on Llano Chajnantor in Chile. The telescope is operated by Onsala Space Observatory, Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR), and European Southern [...]

By | 2017-10-16T07:11:46+00:00 October 16th, 2017|announcement, transnational access|Comments Off on APEX proposals – by 16/10/2017

Start of the ERIS 2017 – Supported by RadioNet

The European Radio Interferometry School (ERIS) is a bi-annual graduate level school that forms a fundamental part of the training and development of young radio astronomers. This school is the seventh of a series of summer schools supported by RadioNet. The school offers both lectures and practical tutorials that are given by invited specialists in [...]

By | 2017-10-16T10:58:14+00:00 October 13th, 2017|announcement, meetings, press release|Comments Off on Start of the ERIS 2017 – Supported by RadioNet