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SKAO Signs Hosting Agreements With Australia And South Africa

By | 2021-10-15T15:49:50+00:00 October 15th, 2021|announcement, press release|

SKA Observatory has signed agreements with the governments of Australia and South Africa to host its telescopes and associated infrastructures. These documents formalize arrangements for the construction and operation of the SKA telescopes in the two host countries. The Host Country Agreements (HCAs) were signed by SKAO Director-General Prof. Philip Diamond, Australia’s David Fredericks, Secretary [...]

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Second announcement: 12th IVS General Meeting (GM2022), March 27–April 1, 2022

By | 2021-10-15T13:58:02+00:00 October 15th, 2021|announcement|

The twelfth General Meeting of the International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS) will be held from March 27 through April 1, 2022, in Helsinki, Finland. All IVS Associate Members and individuals who have interests in the application of VLBI in the fields of geodesy, Earth sciences, and astrometry are invited to attend the [...]

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LOFAR: Aurorae discovered on distant stars suggest hidden planets

By | 2021-10-14T10:47:16+00:00 October 14th, 2021|announcement, press release|

Using the world’s most powerful radio telescope, LOFAR, scientists have discovered stars unexpectedly blasting out radio waves, possibly indicating the existence of hidden planets. Read here the full LOFAR article from October 11, 2021 on the ASTRON website. Image: ©Danielle Futselaar (artsource.nl)

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MPIfR RadioViews – 6th edition: M. Lisakov on Faraday rotation

By | 2021-10-14T10:17:18+00:00 October 14th, 2021|announcement|

Watch here the latest RadioViews edition, featuring Dr. Mikhail Lisakov talking about his study on Faraday rotation. Dr. Mikhail Lisakov is a VLBI staff member at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn. His research focuses on relativistic jets from active galactic nuclei which could provide answers to questions ranging from galaxy evolution [...]

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IAU: 1st seminar of the series Women in Astronomy

By | 2021-10-14T11:06:44+00:00 October 14th, 2021|announcement|

The International Astronomical Union (IAU)  held its 1st seminar of the bimonthly series Women in Astronomy Working Group on October 12, 2021. This series will focus in the next 3 years on the difficulties faced by Women in Astronomy in their career worldwide, help bridge the gender gap in Astronomy and STEM fields, and help [...]

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APEX: Open Call for Proposals

By | 2021-10-14T07:07:26+00:00 October 14th, 2021|announcement|

Proposals are invited for observations with the APEX telescope in the observing period April–July 2022 (APEX). Observations on Swedish time on APEX are supported by the ORP Transnational Access programme. Submission deadline: October 22, 2021 (23:59:59 UTC). Find more information about the call for proposals here. Image: © N. Aros Marzá/ESO

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Sessions about proposing LOFAR2.0 Large Programmes: Full science community invited

By | 2021-09-29T11:09:10+00:00 September 29th, 2021|announcement|

The International LOFAR Telescope (ILT) is preparing for a significant upgrade, LOFAR2.0, for which a Large Programme Portfolio will be composed. Find here the schedule and Zoom links for the online information sessions that will take place on Thursday, 7 October 12-15 UT & Tuesday, 12 October, 7-10 UT The full science community is invited [...]

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Open Call for Proposals for the East Asian VLBI Network (EAVN) for the 2022A semester

By | 2021-09-27T08:23:17+00:00 September 27th, 2021|announcement|

The Call for Proposals for the East Asian VLBI Network (EAVN) for the 2022A semester is open. Submission deadline: November 1, 2021, 8:00 UT   Image: Map: Location of EAVN sites, including the Korea-Japan Correlation Center at KASI (Korea) and Mizusawa VLBI observatory (NAOJ, Japan), overlaid on 'the Blue Marble' image (credit of the ground image: [...]

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50th Young European Radio Astronomers Conference (YERAC)

By | 2021-09-23T14:18:38+00:00 September 23rd, 2021|press release|

IRAM hosted the virtual edition of the 50th Young European Radio Astronomers Conference (YERAC) – on 24 - 27 of August this year. The 4-day event provided an opportunity for doctoral students and young postdoctoral researchers to present their research on various radio astronomical subjects. It was attended by 52 participants from different countries, as [...]

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e-MERLIN Call open for Cycle 13

By | 2021-09-23T09:19:04+00:00 September 23rd, 2021|announcement|

The e-Merlin call for proposals for Cycle 13 is now open. Details specific to Cycle 13 are available in the Cycle 13 proposal call PDF.  Use the e-MERLIN proposal tool to submit your proposal. Submission deadline: October 27, 2021, at 23:59:59 UT

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