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Zooming in on a surprising ring

By | 2024-07-16T13:37:38+00:00 July 16th, 2024|press release, Uncategorized|

In a new paper led by Daizhong Liu (Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics), observations from ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) and the Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array (ALMA) were combined to study the motion of gas within PJ0116-24. ALMA traces cold gas, seen here in blue, whereas the VLT, with its new Enhanced Resolution Imager and [...]

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Ten new neutron stars for Terzan 5

By | 2024-07-16T12:20:13+00:00 July 16th, 2024|announcement, press release|

Astronomers find and study multiple rare and unusual pulsars in dense stellar cluster using MeerKAT in South Africa and the U.S. Green Bank Telescope. An international team led by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory has discovered ten rapidly [...]

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JIVE´s Annual Report 2023

By | 2024-07-10T13:21:43+00:00 July 10th, 2024|announcement|

See here the Annual Report 2023 from JIVE and have overview of JIVE activities over the past year, covering all dimensions of JIVE’s operations.  

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Michiel van Haarlem new LOFAR ERIC Executive Director

By | 2024-07-10T12:40:36+00:00 July 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|

The LOFAR ERIC Council has appointed Dr. Michiel van Haarlem as the new LOFAR ERIC Executive Director. Dr. van Haarlem will play a crucial role in representing LOFAR ERIC to stakeholders, ensuring the efficient operation of the LOFAR facilities, and advancing the consortium's mission to coordinate the use of this vital radio astronomy instrument for [...]

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Canada joins Horizon Europe programme

By | 2024-07-10T12:10:45+00:00 July 10th, 2024|announcement|

On 3 July 2024, Iliana Ivanova, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, and Francois-Philippe Champagne, Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, have signed the agreement that gives Canadian researchers and organisations the opportunity to participate in the programme on equal terms with their EU counterparts. Read more here.

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First SKA-Mid dish takes shape in South Africa

By | 2024-07-10T08:32:57+00:00 July 10th, 2024|announcement|

The SKAO has celebrated another construction milestone, with the assembly on Thursday 4 July of the first SKA-Mid telescope dish on site in South Africa’s Northern Cape province. Read more here. Image: © SKAO;  A team from the SKAO, SARAO, CETC54 and Power/Adenco were on site in the Northern Cape to carry out the lift.

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ERAC: Opinion on the next Framework Programme for Research & Innovation

By | 2024-07-10T08:12:02+00:00 July 10th, 2024|announcement|

The European Research Area and Innovation Committee (ERAC ) adopted the ERAC Opinion on Guidance for the next Framework Programme for Research & Innovation. With this ERAC provides advice to the Council, the Commission and the Member States on strategic R&I policy issues and recommendations on the next EU Framework Programme.

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ICRAR visiting Fellowship for Senior Women FELLOWSHIP FOR SENIOR WOMEN+ in Astronomy

By | 2024-07-02T05:45:46+00:00 July 2nd, 2024|announcement|

The call for applications for the ICRAR Visiting Fellowship for Senior Women+ in Astronomy is now open. This fellowship aims to provide an opportunity for senior women+ astronomers, as well as engineers and data scientists working in astronomy, to visit ICRAR (split between Curtin University and UWA) and interact with ICRAR researchers and graduate students. Applicants should [...]

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I-HOW: Open call for applications for IAU Workshops

By | 2024-07-01T09:54:38+00:00 July 1st, 2024|announcement|

The IAU calls for applications for workshops under the IAU Hands-On Workshops (I-HOW) initiative. Motivation: Vast amounts of astronomical data are currently available in archives scattered around the world, for instance in the archives of telescopes run by big consortia, like ESO, NSF’s NOIRLab, NRAO, ALMA, ATCA, LOFAR, etc., or space missions developed by NASA [...]

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