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BAASP 2021 – Abstract submission

The deadline for registration for participation in the 7th International Scientific Conference “Baltic Applied Astroinformatics and Space data Processing” (BAASP 2021) with contribution and abstract submission has been extended to August, 8th. Note that this will be the final deadline for organizational reasons. If you are not  registering and submitting an abstract yet but considering taking part in [...]

By | 2021-08-04T09:10:49+00:00 August 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BAASP 2021 – Abstract submission

Launch of Europe’s largest astronomy network

Two astronomy networks are coming together to form Europe’s largest ground-based astronomy collaborative network: the ORP. The ORP will provide scientists with access to a wide range of instruments, promote training for young astronomers, and open the way to new discoveries. The CNRS will be responsible for coordinating the ORP, which is supported by €15 [...]

By | 2021-03-29T10:46:50+00:00 March 25th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on Launch of Europe’s largest astronomy network

Three terahertz arrays for GUSTO mission

GUSTO is a balloon telescope that will simultaneously map three types of material in the gas and dust between stars. SRON and TU Delft develop all three detector arrays for this NASA mission based on the detector technology developed from EU RadioNet programs. The final two flight arrays have recently passed their pre-shipment review and [...]

By | 2020-10-20T07:30:48+00:00 October 20th, 2020|press release|Comments Off on Three terahertz arrays for GUSTO mission

Possible hint of life on Venus

Phosphine gas (PH3) has been detected in the clouds of Venus (Greaves, J.S., Richards, A.M.S., Bains, W. et al., Nat Astron (2020). The absorption line at 267 GHz was first seen in JCMT spectra, and followed up with ALMA in 2019. The line-shape indicates that it arises at 50-60 km above the surface, where the [...]

By | 2020-09-17T09:47:46+00:00 September 17th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on Possible hint of life on Venus

R&I Days 2020 – registration open

European Research and Innovation Days – fully virtual this year on 22-24 September 2020. The annual flagship event of the European Commission’s brings together policy makers, researchers, and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. The event is accompanied by the exhibition The Science is Wonderful. [...]

By | 2020-09-07T12:14:04+00:00 September 7th, 2020|announcement|Comments Off on R&I Days 2020 – registration open

Shape the Horizon Europe

Have your say on Horizon Europe’s first Strategic Plan, its ambitious design and its green and digital agenda. The European Commission launches a survey to collect the input from across Europe and beyond to help validate impacts, spark debates and new ideas. The results will be discussed among others at the European Research and Innovation [...]

By | 2020-09-07T09:47:27+00:00 September 7th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on Shape the Horizon Europe

RadioNet Workshop – Last call

This last call for the RadioNet Technical Dissemination Workshop on FUTURE TRENDS IN RADIO ASTRONOMY INSTRUMENTATION These two days of virtual coming together, presenting new ideas by zoom, and discussing future trends via web-chat will take place on September, 21st and 22nd 2020 The Workshop is organized by the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy [...]

By | 2020-09-07T08:00:16+00:00 September 7th, 2020|announcement|Comments Off on RadioNet Workshop – Last call

SKA Update

South Africa has ratified the SKA Observatory Convention on June 2, 2020. South Africa is the future home of the SKA’s mid-frequency telescope and it is the third country after the Netherlands and Italy to complete its national process supporting the establishment of the SKA Observatory; the intergovernmental organisation responsible for building and operating the [...]

By | 2020-06-19T11:06:54+00:00 June 19th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on SKA Update

KVN VLBI – Call for Proposals 2020B

The Korean VLBI Network (KVN) invites scientific proposals for VLBI observations during the 2020B season from astronomers around the world. Observations of successful proposals will be scheduled between 1st September 2020 and 15th January 2021. Proposals should be submitted via the KVN website before the deadline of UT 08:00 (KST 17:00) on 15th June 2020. [...]

By | 2020-06-10T07:15:54+00:00 June 10th, 2020|announcement|Comments Off on KVN VLBI – Call for Proposals 2020B