Monthly Archives: December 2018


25th anniversary of the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC

On December 21st, 1993, the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE) was created by the European Consortium for VLBI. Its deed as a Foundation under Dutch law was signed by the directors of five European radio observatories, inspired by the vision of Richard Schilizzi, who became its first director. He recognised the potential of [...]

By | 2018-12-21T10:10:06+00:00 December 21st, 2018|announcement, press release|Comments Off

Upcoming downtime at VLBA Saint Croix

Dear VLBA users, As most of you probably know, the VLBA antenna on the island of Saint Croix was hit by a pair of hurricanes in September, 2017. After 6 months, primarily in restoring electrical power and internet services to the island, the antenna was returned to service. The VLBA received disaster relief funding to [...]

By | 2018-12-21T08:57:26+00:00 December 21st, 2018|announcement|Comments Off

RadioAstron Announcement of Opportunity – 7

The space VLBI Mission RadioAstron, led by the Astro Space Center (ASC) of Lebedev Physical Institute, provides a range of specific and unique capabilities for detecting and imaging sources of cosmic radio emission at the highest angular resolution. The optimal utilization of these capabilities relies on the construction and execution of a balanced scientific program [...]

By | 2018-12-21T08:53:36+00:00 December 21st, 2018|announcement|Comments Off

High Energy Phenomena in Relativistic Outflows (HEPRO VII) conference

The High Energy Phenomena in Relativistic Outflows (HEPRO) conference series are devoted to the discussion of the latest and more relevant observational, phenomenological, and theoretical developments in the field of high-energy astrophysics related to systems displaying relativistic winds and jets.  The next edition will take place in Barcelona on July 9-12, 2019. The registration period is from February [...]

By | 2018-12-17T14:06:41+00:00 December 17th, 2018|announcement|Comments Off

RadioNet has passed successfully the Mid Term Review

18 months after RadioNet started the management and the task leaders reported to an independent reviewer appointed by the European Commission on the progress made in the different RadioNet activities, such as Transnational Access, Joint Research Activities or Networking. While this is a requirement to obtain continued funding, RadioNet viewed this as a welcome [...]

By | 2018-12-21T10:11:02+00:00 December 11th, 2018|announcement, press release|Comments Off


The workshop "East Asia To Italy: Nearly Global VLBI" will take place in Bologna/IT, on April 15-17, 2019. In this new meeting, there will be ample discussion and presentation of latest results in the field of radio loud Active Galactic Nuclei, with a focus on activities related to the Event Horizon Telescope observations. More information here.

By | 2018-12-11T13:01:18+00:00 December 11th, 2018|announcement|Comments Off


The European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) will take place on June 24–28, 2019 in Lyon/FR. Dec 4, 2018 is the opening of registration, deadline for registration is June 23, 2019. More Information here.  

By | 2018-12-05T10:25:35+00:00 December 5th, 2018|announcement, press release|Comments Off