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

2 posts available: e-MERLIN / VLBI Research Support Scientist

e-Merlin is searching for  two Research Support Scientists to join the e-MERLIN/VLBI National Facility Science Operations and User Support group within the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics (JBCA). The focus is on candidates with expertise in radio interferometric science and observations, observatory operations and/or data processing techniques. Both positions will provide support for scientific users [...]

By | 2019-09-04T08:48:14+00:00 September 4th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

European VLBI Network (EVN) Call for Proposals is open

The EVN Call for Proposals is open, deadline for proposal submission is October 1, 2019 - 23:59:59 UTC. See the full call text here. The EVN facility is open to all astronomers, astronomers with limited or no VLBI experience are particularly encouraged to apply for observing time. Student proposals are judged favorably. RadioNet, funded by [...]

By | 2019-09-02T12:41:00+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Have your say on shaping how Horizon Europe is implemented

Share here your views with the European Commission about the way of implementation of the new EU funded research and innovation programme and about how the legal documents, processes and tools for Horizon Europe should look like to properly support the policy objectives of the programme. The Commission invites anyone with an interest in this [...]

By | 2019-08-22T11:23:39+00:00 August 22nd, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENTof the 11th International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS) General Meeting

The 11th   IVS General Meeting will be held in Annapolis, MD, USA on March 22-28, 2020. All IVS Associate Members and individuals who have interests in the application of VLBI in the fields of geodesy, Earth sciences, and astrometry are invited to attend the meeting. In addition to the General Meeting, an IVS Analysis Workshop [...]

By | 2019-08-21T09:16:14+00:00 August 21st, 2019|announcement|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