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EC CORDIS Article: New images of magnetic fields surrounding a black hole

Read here the article New images of magnetic fields surrounding a black hole from the EC´s CORDIS EU Research Results on the revealed new image of a black hole: the supermassive black hole viewed in polarised light, at the centre of the Messier 87 galaxy. Find here here also the two papers with the results of the research [...]

By | 2021-04-20T16:18:55+00:00 April 20th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on EC CORDIS Article: New images of magnetic fields surrounding a black hole

EC online event: “A successful proposal for Horizon Europe: Scientific-technical excellence is key, but don’t forget the other aspects”.

On April 21, 2021, the European Commission will continue its information series on preparing a successful proposal in Horizon Europe. On the agenda are important cross-cutting topics that all successful proposals must bring, for example Open Science, gender dimension, dissemination and communication. Find here the agenda and the registration form.  

By | 2021-04-15T11:37:46+00:00 April 15th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on EC online event: “A successful proposal for Horizon Europe: Scientific-technical excellence is key, but don’t forget the other aspects”.

IAU Global Outreach Events 2021 – Event Calendar

The IAU Global Outreach Events are international outreach activities supported by the IAU outreach office, with the intent of promoting and disseminating best practices internationally. Outreach professionals, educators, amateur and professional astronomers are encouraged to share their stories and join the inspiring outreach community. Events related to astronomy that align with the IAU Global Outreach [...]

By | 2021-04-08T11:43:08+00:00 April 8th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on IAU Global Outreach Events 2021 – Event Calendar

EC: Changed responsibilities of the executive agencies as of April 1, 2021

On April 1, 2021, a new structure and partially changed task distributions and designations for the executive agencies of the European Commission have entered into force - a new structure and partially modified task distributions and designations for the executive agencies of the European Commission. Responsibilities for the EU centrally managed programs for 2021-2027 have [...]

By | 2021-04-06T10:46:20+00:00 April 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EC: Changed responsibilities of the executive agencies as of April 1, 2021

The 100-meter radio telescope Effelsberg turns 50

The 100-meter radio telescope of the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn will celebrate its 50th birthday in 2021. On May 12, 1971, the opening ceremony took place at the site of the telescope, about one year later, on August 1, 1972, the Effelsberg radio telescope became fully operational. Over the past five decades, [...]

By | 2021-04-06T10:14:00+00:00 April 6th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on The 100-meter radio telescope Effelsberg turns 50

Mariya Gabriel: Article on increasing gender equality

Read here the article of Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth “We need more women talents for better science, research and innovation”, a concrete example of how we are addressing gender stereotypes is the project ‘Nobel Run’.      

By | 2021-04-06T07:31:51+00:00 April 6th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on Mariya Gabriel: Article on increasing gender equality

Job vacancy at ESO: ALMA Regional Centre Astronomer

For its ALMA Regional Centre at its Headquarters in Garching, near Munich, Germany, ESO is advertising the position of ALMA Regional Centre Astronomer. Deadline for application: May 10, 2021. Full advertisement here.      

By | 2021-04-06T06:36:29+00:00 April 6th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on Job vacancy at ESO: ALMA Regional Centre Astronomer

Call of “Telescopes for All” open

The Telescopes for All project, an IAU Global Outreach Project, distributes telescopes signed by astronauts and scientists, including Nobel Prize winners, to underserved communities around the world. The project aims to broaden the horizons of children, adults and educators while sparking an interest in science and raising awareness for equal opportunities in pursuing careers in [...]

By | 2021-04-01T13:51:20+00:00 April 1st, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on Call of “Telescopes for All” open