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The most detailed exoplanet weather map ever

Press release 2nd Oct 2014

A team of scientists have made the most detailed map ever of the temperature of an exoplanet’s atmosphere, and traced the amount of water it contains.      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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Graduate Study Opportunities

Prospective Students

Applications are now being accepted from Overseas, EU and UK students to commence studies in October 2014.     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

Wednesday 29 October 2014
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Ashley King (Michigan -> IoA)
Unveiling the Key Aspects that Drive AGN Jet Kinematics
Time: 13:15-13:45  [details]
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Girish Kulkarni (MPIA -> IoA)
Where to spot the pressure smoothing of the IGM
Time: 13:45-14:15  [details]
Thursday 30 October 2014
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David Alexander (Durham)
Active Galaxies in Cosmic X-ray Surveys: The Ecology of Distant AGNs
Time: 16:30-17:30  [details]