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Transit of Mercury - 9th May 2016

Monday 9th May 2016

The IoA is open for safe viewing of the transit of Mercury.      Read more...

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Winds a quarter the speed of light spotted leaving mysterious binary stars

Press release 27th April 2016

press release 27th April 2016

Streams of gas have been spotted streaming away from a mysterious star system at a quarter the speed of light.     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

Thursday 05 May 2016
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Christiane Helling (University of St Andrews)
LEAP - Lightning, electricity, atmospheres of planetary objects
Time: 16:00-17:00  [details]
Wednesday 11 May 2016
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Laura Keating
Testing feedback models with high-redshift metals
Time: 13:15-13:45  [details]
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Prashin Jethwa
The Magellanic Origin of the DES Dwarfs
Time: 13:45-14:15  [details]