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 [...]
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 [...]
Postdoc position available at INAF, at the Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory in Florence/Italy. Focus will be on Instrumental calibration of the low frequency aperture array of SKA. Deadline for application submission is September 13, 2019. Read more here.
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 [...]
The issue 8/2019 of the RadioNet newsletter has been just issued.
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 [...]
Compact Objects and Energetic Phenomena in the Multi-Messenger Era, 14-16 July 2020 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
The science conference titled "Compact Objects and Energetic Phenomena in the Multi-Messenger Era" will take place 14-16 July 2020 in Saint Paul, Minnesota,USA. Details and deadlines will be posted in the coming weeks here.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]