News

/News/

EHT: Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

By | 2022-05-13T11:57:39+00:00 May 13th, 2022|announcement, press release|

Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy. The image was produced using observations from a worldwide network of radio telescopes. Progress on the EHT continues, the ongoing expansion of the EHT network and significant technological upgrades will [...]

Comments Off on EHT: Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

EHT Image of the Black Hole in Sgr A* – MPIfR scientists tell the story

By | 2022-05-13T07:05:23+00:00 May 13th, 2022|announcement, press release|

Get here inside information, emotional backgrounds, and exciting explanations from scientist of the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy on the groundbreaking image of Sgr A* .   Image: © EHT Collaboration This is the first image of Sagittarius A* (or Sgr A* for short), the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy.  It’s [...]

Comments Off on EHT Image of the Black Hole in Sgr A* – MPIfR scientists tell the story

European Research and Innovation Days 2022

By | 2022-05-05T07:37:37+00:00 May 5th, 2022|announcement|

European Research and Innovation Days will be held as digital event on September 28-29, 2022. This event is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. This year’s European Research and Innovation [...]

Comments Off on European Research and Innovation Days 2022

Press conference at ESO on groundbreaking Milky Way results from the EHT Collaboration

By | 2022-05-04T07:25:27+00:00 May 4th, 2022|announcement|

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) and the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project will hold a press conference to present new Milky Way results from the EHT on May 12, 2022 at 15:00 CEST at the Eridanus Auditorium, ESO Headquarters, Garching bei München, Germany and online. Read the ESO announcement here.   Image: © ESO

Comments Off on Press conference at ESO on groundbreaking Milky Way results from the EHT Collaboration

EAVN call open

By | 2022-04-29T12:58:29+00:00 April 29th, 2022|announcement|

Call for Proposals for the East Asian VLBI Network for the 2022B semester is open. Proposals should be submitted via the EAVN website. Deadline: June 1, 2022

Comments Off on EAVN call open

First online EVN Users’ Training Event

By | 2022-04-29T12:41:41+00:00 April 29th, 2022|announcement, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Comments Off on First online EVN Users’ Training Event

European VLBI Network: Call for Proposals open

By | 2022-04-29T12:34:41+00:00 April 29th, 2022|announcement|

The call for proposals for the European VLBI Network (EVN) is open. EVN access and travel support is possible through the OPTICON RadioNet Pilot project (ORP). All regular proposals should be submitted through the Northstar submission tool. Submission: June 1, 2022 at 16:00 UTC. Image: © 2022 JIVE  

Comments Off on European VLBI Network: Call for Proposals open

EVN series of online seminars: The sharpest view of the radio Universe

By | 2022-04-27T14:41:34+00:00 April 27th, 2022|announcement|

Mar Mezcua (Institute of Space Sciences / ICE-CSIC) will give the next talk of the online seminars of the  European VLBI Network (EVN) “The sharpest view of the radio Universe: VLBI – Connecting Astronomers Worldwide“. On May 5, 2022, 10:00 CEST M. Mezcua will talk about Intermediate-mass black holes in the era of radio astronomy [...]

Comments Off on EVN series of online seminars: The sharpest view of the radio Universe

Dr. Stéphane Basa appointed as new coordinator of ORP

By | 2022-04-20T07:29:29+00:00 April 20th, 2022|announcement|

Dr. Stéphane Basa has been appointed with immediate effect as the new coordinator of the OPTICON-RadioNet Pilot (ORP). Dr. Basa is currently Research Director at the Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM/AMU/CNRS/CNES) and CoPI of the SVOM space mission. This change of coordinator follows the appointment of the former coordinator Jean-Gabriel Cuby as Executive Director of [...]

Comments Off on Dr. Stéphane Basa appointed as new coordinator of ORP