CALL FOR e-MERLIN PROPOSALS – Deadline 22 November 2018

e-MERLIN requests proposals from the international astronomical community for observations to be made during Cycle-8. Proposals are competitively peer-reviewed under standard STFC rules by the PATT e-MERLIN Time Allocation Committee. Allocation will be made on the basis of scientific merit and technical feasibility alone. During e-MERLIN operations >50% of observing time has been allocated to [...]

By | 2018-11-08T16:28:54+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off

SOFIA2019 – Workshop “Spectroscopy with SOFIA: new results & future opportunities”

The SOFIA2019 workshop "Spectroscopy with SOFIA: new results & future opportunities"  will take place at Schloss Ringberg, Germany on January 20–23, 2019. It aims at presenting new science results and looking into future science opportunities for the next years enabled by new instrumentation. Registration at the workshop website is now open. With the registration, you will also be asked [...]

By | 2018-10-25T07:44:31+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Radio2018 and GLOW Annual Assembly

Today is the start of the annual assembly of the German Long Wavelength Consortium (GLOW) and the Radio2018 Symposium, which takes place from 24 October to 26 October 2018 and is hosted by the Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg and the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, both in Germany. The GLOW consortium brings together scientist working with Low Frequency Array [...]

By | 2018-10-24T07:28:44+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off

14th European VLBI Network (EVN) Symposium and Users Meeting

The 14th European VLBI Network (EVN) Symposium and Users Meeting will be hosted by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía-CSIC in Granada (Spain) on behalf of the EVN Consortium Board of Directors. The meeting will take place on October 8-11, 2018 at the main auditorium of the Parque de las Ciencias of Granada, the science [...]

By | 2018-10-01T11:31:41+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Solar radio physics from the chromosphere to near Earth

Topical collection of Solar Physics journal “Solar radio physics from the chromosphere to near Earth” was completed and published. The volume contains 16 articles and provides a snapshot of the developments and challenges that were discussed during the CESRA workshop. The 2016 CESRA workshop had a special emphasis on the complementarity of current and future [...]

By | 2018-07-31T08:02:33+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off

The identification of high-energetic neutrinos from a distant blazar

A triumph of multi-messenger astronomy On September 22nd 2017, an energetic neutrino hit an atom of the gigantic cubic kilometer sized IceCube neutrino observatory in Antarctica. That atom, as a result, emitted a myon particle, which in turn resulted in a cascade of photons of visible light. These photons could traverse the extremely transparent [...]

By | 2018-07-26T13:52:02+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off