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Astronomers observe the ‘smoking gun’ of an orphan gamma-ray burst afterglow

A team of astronomers led by Benito Marcote (JIV-ERIC)  have found the ‘smoking gun’ of an ‘orphan’ gamma-ray burst afterglow. Gamma-ray bursts are brief, intense flashes of gamma-rays that are difficult to detect. They are believed to be linked to cataclysmic events such as the collapse of a massive star, or the collision and merger of [...]

By | 2019-06-24T12:12:30+00:00 June 24th, 2019|press release|Comments Off

Call for e-MERLIN proposals cycle-9 open

Call for e-MERLIN proposals cycle-9 is open. e-MERLIN requests proposals from the international astronomical community for observations to be made during Cycle-9. Proposals are competitively peer-reviewed under standard STFC rules by the PATT e-MERLIN Time Allocation Committee. Allocation will be made on the basis of scientific merit and technical feasibility alone. The full call for proposals, including [...]

By | 2019-06-17T13:36:12+00:00 June 17th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

6th International Scientific Conference “Baltic Applied Astroinformatics and Space data Processing” (BAASP), 21-23 August 2019 at Ventspils University College/ LV

The 6th International Scientific Conference BAASP will take place at Ventspils University College and is organized by the Engineering Research Institute “Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center” (VIRAC) of Ventspils University College. This year’s specific themes of BAASP are astrophysics, new generation radio electronics, and remote sensing. The conference focuses on the Baltic region but participants from other countries are also [...]

By | 2019-05-28T11:41:30+00:00 May 28th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Vacant positions at IRAM Granada/ES: Postdoctoral Researchers in mm astronomy at the 30-meter telescope

IRAM invites applications for two postdoctoral research positions at IRAM/Granada. Review of applications will begin in July 2019. The appointments are initially for one and for two years, with the possibility of extension to a further year each. Applications should be sent as one pdf file to the IRAM personnel department, inquiries should be addressed to the station [...]

By | 2019-05-21T12:44:45+00:00 May 21st, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

RadioNet co-sponsored the LOFAR Science 2019, 20-23 May 2019 in Leiden

The LOFAR Science meeting, co-sponsored by RadioNet, will consist of three events: 1)     The LOFAR Users Meeting – May 20, 2019. The meeting will be organised by the ASTRON Radio Observatory (RO) and will be open to the whole LOFAR community. It will promote a wide-ranging dialogue between the RO and members of the Key Science Projects [...]

By | 2019-05-16T08:20:26+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off

A Centenary of Astrophysical Jets: Observation, Theory, and Future Prospects, 23-26 July 2019 at Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK – 3. announcement

This conference will bring together multi-wavelength observers and theorists to review the progress made over the past century in our attempts to understand jets on all scales and to discuss the prospects for future research on jets at a time when major new facilities, such as SKA and JWST, are on the horizon. Registration and Abstract [...]

By | 2019-05-08T13:13:10+00:00 May 8th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Toruń Summer School 2019: Polarimetry as a diagnostic tool in astronomy, Sept 23-27, 2019

Toruń Summer School 2019: Polarimetry as a diagnostic tool in astronomy is to introduce to the participants the polarimetric basics and the modern techniques and instrumentation. During one week school, the world-class experts on polarimetry will give lectures and hands-on sessions on the following topics: an introduction to polarimetry, instruments and observational techniques, methods, principles, errors calculation [...]

By | 2019-05-07T11:59:32+00:00 May 7th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off