RadioNet newsletter 3/2022 issued. Read here.
The First Light Pavilion at Jodrell Bank will be open to visitors from June 4, 2022. Inside the new Pavilion, visitors will be able to engage with the site’s rich heritage in a brand new permanent exhibition. Exhibition audiences will be able to see a range of fascinating archive materials brought together for the first time, including [...]
The European Union, its Member States and Europeans across the continent are mobilized in support of people fleeing the war in Ukraine. The ERA4Ukraine initiative aims to support researchers of Ukraine by providing them with an overview of all existing actions at European and national levels. The Commission and EU Member States work together at [...]
Astronomers have observed primordial material that may be giving birth to three planetary systems around a binary star in unprecedented detail. Bringing together three decades of study, an international group of scientists have observed a pair of stars orbiting each other, to reveal that these stars are surrounded by disks of gas and dust. Research [...]
Elements of Geodetic and Astrometric Very Long Baseline Interferometry is an open tutorial document for educational purposes, for newcomers to geodetic and astrometric VLBI and also for specialists. The tutorial is supposed to be a living document with changes and additions being made at reasonable intervals. Everybody in the community is invited to contribute to [...]
Astronomy’s newest mystery objects, odd radio circles/ORCs, have been pulled into sharp focus by an international team of astronomers using the world’s most capable radio telescopes. First revealed by the ASKAP radio telescope, odd radio circles quickly became objects of fascination and theories on what caused them ranged from galactic shockwaves to the throats of [...]
EHT 2022 observing campaign: Start in March 2022 of world-wide radio telescope network with 11 participating telescopes
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) is an international collaboration with the goal of directly imaging the immediate environment of a black hole and thus testing Einstein's theory of general relativity in an extreme environment. Several European research institutes are participating in the observations as part of an international consortium. After the first observing campaigns in [...]
313 winners of the European Research Council’s latest round of Consolidator Grants, backed with some €632 million, will major questions across all scientific disciplines. The funding will support mid-career researchers and will help them consolidate their teams and conduct pioneering research on topics and with methods of their choosing. Part of the EU’s Horizon Europe [...]
The EU Knowledge Valorisation Week will be held online March 29-April 1, 2022 and showcase excellent examples of policies and tools that promote the uptake of research results and science-based solutions for the benefit of all. The Week will bring together stakeholders and policy makers across Europe and stimulate exchange of experiences and dialogue on [...]
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) invites users to apply for observing time on MeerKAT. Deadline for submission of proposals: 3 May 2022, 14:00 SAST (12:00 UTC) More details here.