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Special Public Evening: Wednesday 29th May

Wednesday 29th May 2019 at 6:30pm

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1919 eclipse     Read more...

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Variations in the ‘fogginess’ of the universe identify a milestone in cosmic history

Press release 16th April 2019

IoA research shows the differences in the ‘fogginess’ of the early Universe were caused by islands of cold gas left behind when the universe heated up after the big bang.     Read more...

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Double star system flips planet-forming disk into pole position

Press release 14 Jan 2019

New research involving IoA researchers has found the first confirmed example of a double star system that has flipped its surrounding disc.     Read more...

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Dark Energy Survey completes six-year mission

Press release 8 Jan 2019

After scanning a quarter of the southern skies, and cataloguing hundreds of millions of distant galaxies, the Dark Energy Survey will finish taking data on Jan 9 2019.      Read more...

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Sapphires and Rubies in the Sky

Press release 19 Dec 2018

Researchers at the Universities of Zurich and Cambridge have discovered a new, exotic class of planets outside our solar 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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Upcoming Talks at the IoA

Thursday 23 May 2019
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Helene Margrethe Bøhler - Spacemaker
Multidimensional interactive optimisation for urban development
Time: 13:00-14:30  [details]
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Pawan Kumar (UT Austin)
Radiation mechanism of Fast Radio Bursts
Time: 16:00-17:00  [details]
Friday 24 May 2019
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Anita Zanella (ESO)
Star-forming clumps at high redshift and their importance for galaxy evolution
Time: 11:30-12:30  [details]
Tuesday 28 May 2019
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Daniel Angerhausen
BRINGING SPACE EXPLORATION AI APPLICATIONS BACK TO EARTH
Time: 16:00-17:00  [details]