The RadioNet newsletter 05/2023 has been issued today. Please read the newsletter here.
Thanks to the e-MERLIN telescope network based at Jodrell Bank, The University of Manchester, astronomers have found the origin of a Type Ia supernova explosion using radio emissions. The first radio detection of a Type Ia supernova, confirms that the SN 2020eyj came from a binary star system composed of a white dwarf and a [...]
The IAU Executive Committee Working Group for Dark and Quiet Sky Protection has published its 2022 Annual Report. The IAU has as a priority goal the reduction and prevention of artificial sky glow and radio-frequency interference. The IAU Executive Committee Working Group for Dark & Quiet Sky Protection focuses on the protection of the sky [...]
In preparation for the 10th EU Framework Program for R&I, the European Commission is setting up a group of experts - their recommendations will be incorporated into the Framework Program. Deadline for the call for appointments is 20 June 2023. More details here.
The G7 Science Minister have for the first time stressed the importance of the discussion on the impact of large satellite constellations on astronomy. See the position of the G7 Science & Technology Ministers – from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States – in this official communiqué from 10-14 [...]
Commissioner Mariya Gabriel resigned from the Commission with effect from 15 May 2023. She was tasked with forming a government coalition in Bulgaria. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager will be responsible for innovation and research. Read here the statement from President Ursula von der Leyen on the resignation of M. Gabriel
The new Science Vision and Infrastructure Roadmap for European Astronomy is now published and can be viewed of downloaded here.