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Professor Roy Sambles of University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy department is one of three new Honorary Fellows announced by the IoP

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Roy Sambles has today (Tuesday, August 14) been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics – the highest honour the organisation can confer. Professor Sambles, from the University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy … Read the full press release

Telescope Manager consortium concluded its work on the architectural design of a fundamental part of the software for the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope

SWINDON, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first design project for what will soon be the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) – has been completed. After four and a half years, the international Telescope Manager … Read the full press release

NWO, Chinese Academy of Sciences: four projects in radio astronomy awarded funding

THE HAGUE, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the joint programme between NWO and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in the field of radio astronomy four projects have recently been awarded funding. Research in radio astronomy is at the … Read the full press release

NWO and National Research Foundation of South Africa strengthen scientific cooperation in Astronomy

THE HAGUE, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Netherlands and South Africa have a joint interest in promoting and strengthening scientific cooperation in Astronomy (including Enabling Technologies for Astronomy). In 2012, NWO and NRF (the National Research Foundation of South Africa) have … Read the full press release

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: six international research talents to receive The 2015 Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards chosen

Six international research talents each receive up to €1.65 million in award money to establish their own research groups in Munich, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Bochum and Hannover. BONN, 13-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has chosen six … Read the full press release

Geneva Observatory in Switzerland helped Astronomers discover whole new class of stars using the Swiss 1.2-metre Euler telescope

Minute variations in brightness reveal whole new class of stars 15-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Astronomers using the Swiss 1.2-metre Euler telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile have found a new type of variable star. The discovery was based on … Read the full press release