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From observation to dissemination – RadioNet Transnational user A. Zavagno reports

My research field deals with the formation of high mass stars. I am interested in the role of already formed high mass stars (and their associated ionized - HII - regions) on the possible formation of a new generation of (high mass) stars. The many available infrared and submillimetre surveys have revealed the important of [...]

By | 2019-10-02T13:01:21+00:00 October 2nd, 2019|financial support, press release, transnational access, Uncategorized|Comments Off

10th OPTICON Gaia Science Alerts workshop

The workshop will be held in Catania, Sicily, 18 - 20 December 2019.  The main goals of this year's workshop are: update on the Gaia mission, update on the improvements in the Gaia Alerts, Gaia Alerts highlights and results, synergies with radio, X-ray and high energy surveys, new members of the telescope network, new photometric calibration [...]

By | 2019-09-27T11:56:31+00:00 September 27th, 2019|announcement, meetings|Comments Off

Multi-line Diagnostics of the Interstellar Medium

30.3 - 1.4.2020 / Hotel Le Saint Paul, Nice/FR. The conference aims to bring together scientists from a wide interdisciplinary community to address recent advances, current challenges and future directions in the field. The conference will feature three days of contributed and invited talks as well as posters on the topic of multi-line observations, analysis [...]

By | 2019-09-25T07:49:19+00:00 September 25th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Effelsberg Call for Proposals

The 100-m radio telescope of the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie and the data reduction facilities are available to all qualified scientists. The present policy allows the allocation of up to 40% of available observing time to external astronomers. The directors of the institute make observing time available to applicants based on the recommendations of the Program [...]

By | 2019-09-18T13:56:11+00:00 September 18th, 2019|announcement, transnational access|Comments Off

The black hole picture worth 3M$

On September 5, 2019 the Breakthrough prize in fundamental Physics was awarded to the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration. The EHT revealed on April 10, 2019 - the first ever image of the black hole, which shows the 6 billion solar masses black hole at the centre of the galaxy Messier 87 located around 55 [...]

By | 2019-09-06T07:35:10+00:00 September 6th, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

IRAM Call for proposals

The Call for Proposals on IRAM telescopes, both the NOEMA interferometer and the 30-meter telescope for the winter semester 2019/2020, covering the scheduling period 1 December 2019 to 31 May 2020 is available here (pdf file). This document describes the proposal submission procedure. A detailed description of the observing capabilities of the 30m telescope and [...]

By | 2019-08-12T09:17:13+00:00 August 12th, 2019|announcement, transnational access|Comments Off

LOFAR Call for proposal

International LOFAR Telescope Proposal Call to the Worldwide Community Cycle 13: 1 December 2019 - 31 May 2020 Submission deadline Wednesday 11 September 2019, 12 UT Submission only via the online tool NorthStar. ** Proposers must ensure that their justification files adhere to the instructions given in Northstar, including restrictions on formats and proposal length, repeated [...]

By | 2019-08-12T09:05:53+00:00 August 12th, 2019|announcement, transnational access|Comments Off

RadioNet campaign for visibility of EC / H2020 funding

RadioNet has produced a plaque that will make visible to the general public the EC/H2020 support of the RadioNet partners´ infrastructures. In July, the plaques have just been installed at a prominent and visible place at the 32-m telescope EVN-Noto (Noto/IT) and at the main quarter of IRAM (Grenoble/FR), which is visited by most of [...]

By | 2019-07-30T09:20:43+00:00 July 30th, 2019|announcement, press release, transnational access|Comments Off


The European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS, formerly JENAM) is the annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society (EAS). In addition to plenary sessions and the award of prestigious prizes, the conference hosts many symposia held in parallel, as well as special sessions and meetings. EWASS2019 took place in Lyon, France from 24 [...]

By | 2019-07-01T11:42:22+00:00 July 1st, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off