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RadioNet@EWASS2019

The European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS, formerly JENAM) is the annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society (EAS). In addition to plenary sessions and the award of prestigious prizes, the conference hosts many symposia held in parallel, as well as special sessions and meetings. EWASS2019 took place in Lyon, France from 24 [...]

By | 2019-07-01T11:42:22+00:00 July 1st, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

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

RadioNet – project of the month

Cordis (EU Reasearch Results) has nominated jointly RadioNet and BlackHoleCam as EU-Project-of-the-month, for their contribution to the image of the black hole. The ERC funded BlackHoleProject played a major role in the EHT collaboration, whereas RadioNet helped Europe maintain and develop cutting-edge radio astronomy infrastructures that led to this fantastic achievement. Read more  

By | 2019-05-27T11:02:43+00:00 May 24th, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

RadioNet campaign for visibility of EC / H2020 funding

RadioNet has produced a plaque that will make visible to the general public the EC/H2020 support of the RadioNet partners´ infrastructures. After 76m Lovell telescope (University of Manchester/UK),  Torun 32m telescope (N. Copernicus University/PL), the Yebes 40m telescope (IGN/ES), and the Effelsberg 100m telescope (MPIfR/DE) -  the plaques have been installed at prominent and visible places at [...]

By | 2019-05-15T12:28:00+00:00 May 15th, 2019|press release, transnational access|Comments Off

EVN: Call for proposals for scientific observations is now open

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 by the EVN Programme Committee.  Support with proposal preparation, scheduling, correlation, data reduction and analysis can be requested at the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE). Proposal [...]

By | 2019-05-06T09:40:00+00:00 May 6th, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

ESOF2020 Calls for Proposals Are Open!

Next ESOF2020 conference will take place in Trieste/Italy, 5-9 July 2020. The ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is a biennial, interdisciplinary, pan-European, general science meeting and debate involving researchers, politicians, innovators, industry, science journalists and the media. Submissions are open until June 15 2019. More details here.

By | 2019-04-29T12:38:29+00:00 April 29th, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

RadioNet campaign for visibility of EC / H2020 funding

RadioNet has produced a plaque that will make visible to the general public the EC/H2020 support of the RadioNet partners´ infrastructures. Jodrell Bank/e-Merlin array has started the campaign with putting the plaque. The action has been followed by the Torun 32m telescope (N. Copernicus University/PL), the Yebes 40m telescope (IGN/ES), and the Effelsberg 100m telescope (MPIfR/DE). The plaques [...]

By | 2019-04-18T08:00:18+00:00 April 17th, 2019|announcement, press release, transnational access|Comments Off