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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
EUCARA, the European Conference on Amateur Radio Astronomy, will be held as online conference on April 17, 2021. Find all information here.
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, [...]
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’.
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.
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 [...]
The Joint ALMA Observatory requires for the ALMA Department of Science a Data Analyst (Grade 15). Find here the full job advertisement.
The IAU has released the proceedings of the inaugural AstroEdu Conference, which was held from 16 to 18 September 2019 at the ESO Supernova in Garching, Munich, Germany. Comprising 21 complete papers and 101 abstracts from 81 authors, the proceedings record the rich variety of topics that were presented and discussed during the conference. These topics span a range of endeavours around the [...]