Powerful X-ray emission from supermassive black holes could destroy the cradles of star formation

P R E S S   R E L E A S E  European Astronomical Society (EAS)——————————————————————————1 July 2021 Powerful X-ray emission from supermassive black holes could destroy the cradles of star formation Most massive galaxies, fundamental structures composed of over 10 billion stars, host supermassive black holes (SMBHs) at their centers, which can produce very strong […]

‘There is No Planet B’ — 2,750 astronomers worldwide demand climate action

P R E S S   R E L E A S E  European Astronomical Society (EAS)——————————————————————————1 July 2021 ‘There is No Planet B’ — 2,750 astronomers worldwide demand climate action More than 2,750 professional astronomers from 87 countries have signed an open letter released on Earth Day, 2021, recognizing that there is no ‘Planet B.’ They […]

Green light given for construction of world’s largest radio telescope arrays

P R E S S   R E L E A S E  European Astronomical Society (EAS)—————————————————————————————————29 June 2021 Green light given for construction of world’s largest radio telescope arrays At a historic meeting of its Council last week, the recently formed SKA Observatory (SKAO) saw its Member States approve the start of construction of the SKA […]

An appetizer to the all-sky banquet – first eROSITA X-ray data now released to the public

P R E S S  R E L E A S E  European Astronomical Society (EAS)—————————————————————————————28 June 2021 An appetizer to the all-sky banquet – first eROSITA X-ray data now released to the public  As announced during the 2021 meeting of the European Astronomical Society, the German eROSITA collaboration will release the first set of […]

Biggest ever annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society (EAS) kicks off June 28th – Public talk by Lord Martin Rees, UK’s Astronomer Royal

P R E S S  R E L E A S E  European Astronomical Society (EAS) ————————————————————————————— 21 June 2021 Biggest ever annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society (EAS) kicks off June 28th – Public talk by Lord Martin Rees, UK’s Astronomer Royal  The annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society will take place […]

First Media Announcement

M E D I A  A N N O U N C E M E NT European Astronomical Society (EAS)—————————————————————————————26 April 2021 The annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society will take place online for the second year in a row, from 28 June – 2 July 2021, hosted by Leiden University/Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands. Due to pandemic […]