27 June 2019 Optical telescopes image origin of FRB detected by SKA pathfinder ASKAP AnAustralian-led international team of astronomers has determined the precise location of a powerful one-off burst of cosmic radio waves. The discovery was made with CSIRO’s new Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope in Western Australia. The galaxy from which […]
27 June 2019 SuperCam instrument integrated on NASA’s Mars 2020 rover The French/American SuperCam instrument has been delivered early June to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and has been integrated this week on NASA’s Mars 2020 rover. The French space agency, CNES, together with university institutes in France, developed the multi-purpose camera to remotely analyze minerals, chemistry, […]
27 June 2019 Astronomers discover eight buried dual AGN candidates Astronomers discovered eight buried dual AGN candidates, the largest sample of hidden accreting supermassive black holes in late stage galaxy mergers, selected using NASA’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope. This result will be presented by graduate student Ryan Pfeifle of George Mason University (Fairfax, […]
25 June 2019 Prof. Guy Monnet receives 2019 Tycho Brahe Medal Five EAS members will receive prizes this week at the annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society (EWASS2019) in Lyon. The Tycho Brahe Medal is awarded to Prof. Guy Monnet (CRAL, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France) for fundamental contributions to the development and implementation of 3D spectroscopy on […]
Lyon, 24 June 2019 MUSE reveals a glowing ring of light in the distant Universe The MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile has revealed very detailed haloes of neutral hydrogen around distant galaxies. A new result zooms on a few such haloes, one of them forming a large, almost-complete ring of light. […]
S E C O N D M E D I A A N N O U N C E M E NT European Astronomical Society (EAS)—————————————————————————————————22 June 2019 Annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society (EWASS 2019) in Lyon, France Over 1200 astronomers and space scientists will gather at the Manufacture des tabacs in Lyon, France,from 24-28 June, […]
Over 1200 astronomers and space scientists will gather at the Manufacture des tabacs in Lyon, France,from 24-28 June, for the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS 2019).