The Special Session SS11 on the European Astronomical Society virtual meeting EAS 2021 will be held on June 29, 2021. The SS11 session Extreme astrophysics at extremely high resolution focusses on highlighting the latest scientific results of high-resolution radio instruments, such as the European VLBI Network (EVN) and similar arrays, with particular focus on the synergies with high resolution [...]
After a seven-month-long journey, on Feb. 18, 2021 NASA’s Perseverance Rover successfully landed on the red Planet. NASA's Perseverance spacecraft blazed through the Martian atmosphere and touched surface of the Red Planet, in the area of the Jezero crater. On the picture (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech ) you see the first image NASA’s Perseverance rover sent back [...]
RadioNet came to an end on 31 December 2020, completing over 20 years of a remarkably successful series of EU-supported projects. During these years, RadioNet evolved into a widely-recognized consortium offering competitive European infrastructures in the range from sub-mm to meter waves. RadioNet also fostered Europe-wide collaboration in innovative technical development and it helped to [...]
Today, February 18, 2021, 9pm (CET), the current Mars mission called 'Mars 2020' with its rover 'Perseverance' will land on the red planet. Details for watching online here. Details can be found on NASA's info site of the mission.
On May 24-27, 2021 the International Astronomical Union’s (IAU’s) Commission C2 — Communicating Astronomy with the Public (CAP) — will host the CAP 2021. The central theme will be Communicating Astronomy with the Public in the Age of Global Crises. Thanks to generous support from The Kavli Foundation, which has provided a grant to strengthen the IAU’s public [...]
The International LOFAR (LOw Frequency ARray) Telescope (ILT) is looking for a Policy Officer. First application deadline is March 8, 2021 ILT is a world-leading distributed radio astronomy research infrastructure, with cohesively operated facilities, in part owned by a steadily growing number of diverse partners around Europe, and anchored by ASTRON (the Netherlands Institute for [...]
European Research and Innovation Days will take place online on 23 and 24 June 2021. It is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. This year marks the start of Horizon [...]
INAF announced a new series of online seminars, the "Laura Bassi" Colloquium Series. Laura Bassi, “woman of extraordinary intelligence”, was the first female University professor in the western world, teaching physics at University of Bologna in the XVIII century, a time when women could not pursue higher education nor learned professions, and universities and academies were reserved [...]
Eso is looking for a IT Specialist for the Infrastructure in Garching, Germany. Application deadline: 28.02.2021. Full advertising here.
The SKA Observatory, a new intergovernmental organisation dedicated to radio astronomy, was launched on February 4, 2021 following the first meeting of the Observatory’s Council. The new Observatory, known as SKAO, is the world’s second intergovernmental organisation to be dedicated to astronomy. Headquartered in the UK on the grounds of the Jodrell Bank UNESCO World Heritage [...]