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First online EVN Users’ Training Event

On 11 May 2022, JIVE organises the first online EVN Users' Training Event with the aim to support first-time users of the network. EVN Support Scientists will guide participants through the different steps to allow them to prepare and submit an observing proposal as well as the scheduling of observations. Participation on the webinar is [...]

By | 2022-04-29T12:41:41+00:00 April 29th, 2022|announcement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on First online EVN Users’ Training Event

A new state-of-the-art receiver for the 40-meter radio telescope of the Yebes Observatory

The Yebes Observatory has recently completed the design, implementation and installation of a new broadband receiver for its 40-m diameter radio telescope. The receiver is sensitive in the 4.5 to 9 GHz frequency range, and replaces two older, frequency-limited receivers in C-band (5 and 6 GHz) and X-band (8 GHz), allowing simultaneous observation in [...]

By | 2022-01-25T11:26:00+00:00 January 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A new state-of-the-art receiver for the 40-meter radio telescope of the Yebes Observatory

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – GLOBAL 3mm VLBI ARRAY

VLBI proposals for observing at 3mm wavelength (86 GHz) using: the VLBA, GBT, EFFELSBERG, PICO VELETA, NOEMA, ONSALA, METSAEHOVI, YEBES and KVN telescopes should be submitted using the NRAO Proposal Submission Tool (PST) by 1 FEBRUARY 2022 (UT 22:00). It is expected that phased ALMA will participate in some GMVA observations during ALMA Cycle 9 [...]

By | 2022-01-05T09:45:40+00:00 January 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CALL FOR PROPOSALS – GLOBAL 3mm VLBI ARRAY

Virtual session: Women’s Movements in African Science, Technology, and Innovation, Dec 9, 2021

On December 9, 2021, 9:00 ECT, the virtual session Women's Movements in African Science, Technology, and Innovation virtual session will take place. This session aims to give more visibility to different woman's movements in the fields of science, technology, and innovation, and to get their recommendations regarding the needed policy support instruments. These recommendations will [...]

By | 2021-12-09T09:11:44+00:00 December 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Virtual session: Women’s Movements in African Science, Technology, and Innovation, Dec 9, 2021

Africa Millimetre Telescope greenlighted thanks to guarantee from Radboud University

Thanks to a guarantee from Radboud University, the start of the Africa Millimetre Telescope (AMT) (verwijst naar een andere website) project has been greenlighted. The project aims to realise a radio telescope in Namibia. In addition, Radboud University guarantees a scientific and technical contribution to the EHT consortium for the next ten years. Read here [...]

By | 2021-11-29T10:49:28+00:00 November 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Africa Millimetre Telescope greenlighted thanks to guarantee from Radboud University

New INAF publication: Why don’t you build a radio telescope? 40 years of radio astronomy in Bologna

Article by Tiziana Venturi (INAF, Istituto di Radioastronomia) Radio astronomy in Italy began almost like a joke among a group of young and enthusiastic physicists at the University of Bologna around 1960. More than 60 years have gone since that thrilling moment, most of the people involved in the initial stages of this extremely successful [...]

By | 2021-11-23T07:40:42+00:00 November 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New INAF publication: Why don’t you build a radio telescope? 40 years of radio astronomy in Bologna

BAASP 2021 – Abstract submission

The deadline for registration for participation in the 7th International Scientific Conference “Baltic Applied Astroinformatics and Space data Processing” (BAASP 2021) with contribution and abstract submission has been extended to August, 8th. Note that this will be the final deadline for organizational reasons. If you are not  registering and submitting an abstract yet but considering taking part in [...]

By | 2021-08-04T09:10:49+00:00 August 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BAASP 2021 – Abstract submission

Open Call for proposals: Semester 2022A for VLS, VLBA, HSA and GMVA

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) invites scientists to participate in the Semester 2022A Call for Proposals for the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) and the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), High Sensitivity Array (HSA), and Global 3mm VLBI Array (GMVA). The submission deadline for Semester 2021B proposals is August 2, 2021, at 17:00 EDT (21:00 [...]

By | 2021-07-08T11:41:09+00:00 July 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Open Call for proposals: Semester 2022A for VLS, VLBA, HSA and GMVA

Happy Birthday to The Effelsberg Radio Telescope

Today, May 12, 2021, the 100-m radio telescope of the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn celebrates its 50th birthday. On the occasion of the anniversary, the Time Travel Trail is opened as the fourth astronomical hiking trail at the radio telescope. Read more here. Image: © Norbert Junkes/MPIfR      

By | 2021-05-12T09:48:54+00:00 May 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy Birthday to The Effelsberg Radio Telescope

EC: Changed responsibilities of the executive agencies as of April 1, 2021

On April 1, 2021, a new structure and partially changed task distributions and designations for the executive agencies of the European Commission have entered into force - a new structure and partially modified task distributions and designations for the executive agencies of the European Commission. Responsibilities for the EU centrally managed programs for 2021-2027 have [...]

By | 2021-04-06T10:46:20+00:00 April 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EC: Changed responsibilities of the executive agencies as of April 1, 2021