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Gaia's first year of scientific observations

press release 25-August-2015

Gaia has recorded 272 billion astrometric measurements, 54.4 billion photometric data points, and 5.4 billion spectra in its first year of scientific operation.      Read more...

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Gaia satellite and amateur astronomers spot one in a billion star

press release 17-july-2015

An international team of researchers, with the assistance of amateur astronomers, have discovered a unique binary star system.     Read more...

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Vacancies and Research Fellowships

Current Vacancies

Vacancies and Research Fellowships available at the Institute of Astronomy.     Read more...

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Research

Research at the Institute of Astronomy

The Institute of Astronomy researches across the entire breadth of astronomy. Find out more about our current fields of research and project involvement.     Read more...

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Talks at the IoA

Upcoming talks

The Institute host several research level talks weekly during term time. Find out about our upcoming research talks.     Read more...

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Outreach

Public Activities at the Institute of Astronomy

Find out about activities at the Institute of Astronomy for the general public.     Read more...

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About the IoA

Institute of Astronomy

The Institute of Astronomy (IoA), at the University of Cambridge, is one of the largest centres for astronomical research in the UK, and is engaged in world-class teaching and research in the fields of theoretical and observational Astronomy.     Read more...

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Upcoming Talks at the IoA

Friday 04 September 2015
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Andrew Fox
The Milky Way's Biconical Nuclear Wind: Feeding the Fermi Bubbles
Time: 11:30-12:30  [details]
Wednesday 16 September 2015
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Mat Madhavacheril (Stony Brook)
Title to be confirmed
Time: 13:15-13:45  [details]
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Alan Jackson (Arizona State University)
Title to be confirmed
Time: 13:45-14:15  [details]