From observation to dissemination – RadioNet Transnational user A. Zavagno reports

My research field deals with the formation of high mass stars. I am interested in the role of already formed high mass stars (and their associated ionized - HII - regions) on the possible formation of a new generation of (high mass) stars. The many available infrared and submillimetre surveys have revealed the important of [...]

By | 2019-10-28T12:10:58+00:00 October 2nd, 2019|financial support, press release, transnational access, Uncategorized|Comments Off

PhD Appointments at the IMPRS for Astronomy & Astrophysics Bonn, Cologne

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy & Astrophysics is a joint doctoral program between the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy (Bonn) and the Universities of Bonn and Cologne. Everybody with talent and ambition for an outstanding research career, a background in Astrophysics and about to finish a master’s (or equivalent) thesis and who [...]

By | 2019-09-02T11:40:49+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off

The 2019 Peter McGregor Prize awarded to the DiFX collaboration

The Peter McGregor Prize, awarded in recognition of exceptional achievement or innovation in astronomical instrumentation, was announced and accepted at the ASA annual science meeting dinner on July 11, 2019. The award is made to an individual or team for the design, invention or improvement of astronomical instrumentation and associated software techniques. The ASA awarded [...]

By | 2019-08-09T11:50:55+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|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


The founding members of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) signed on March 12, 2019 the international treaty establishing the intergovernmental organisation that will oversee the delivery of the world’s largest radio telescope. Seven countries signed the treaty at present, including Australia, China, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa and the United Kingdom. The Square Kilometre [...]

By | 2019-03-15T09:02:18+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Call for Proposals on IRAM Telescopes

Call for Proposals on IRAM Telescopes is open.  The deadline for submission of observing proposals on IRAM telescopes, both the NOEMA interferometer and the 30-meter telescope, covering the scheduling period 1 June to 30 November 2019, is 14 March 2019, 17:00 CET (UT + 1 hour). IRAM proposals should be submitted through the Proposal Management [...]

By | 2019-02-11T12:46:23+00:00 February 11th, 2019|announcement, Uncategorized|Comments Off

Lifting the veil on the black hole at the heart of our Galaxy

ALMA and the Global mm-VLBI Array team up and provide first scientific results Including the powerful ALMA into an array of telescopes for the first time, astronomers have found that the emission from the supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*) at the center of our Galaxy comes from a smaller region than previously thought. [...]

By | 2019-01-23T12:54:42+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off

2nd International Conference on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Astrobiology

The 2nd International Conference on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Astrobiology will take place April 04 - 06, 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand and is meant as a platform for the interaction between experts around the world and aims at accelerating scientific discoveries. The theme: Bridging the gap between Humans, Space and Earth The conference offers richer experiences [...]

By | 2018-11-12T12:57:43+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off