19th July 2018: Moon Cycle to DIAS Dunsink Observatory as part of Festival of Curiosity
The ‘Moon Cycle’ took place last night (19.07.18) as part of the Festival of Curiosity. DIAS Dunsink Observatory was established in 1785, and has been part of DIAS since 1947. It now functions primarily as an outreach centre and attracts over 4,000 visitors a year. Further information is available at www.dias.ie.
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Don't forget that the "Forecasting the Unpredictable: earthquake science in a crowded world" public lecture is being given tomorrow in @tcddublin by Professor John McCloskey, Chair in Natural Hazards Science at @EdinburghUni. All info at bit.ly/2QphEQJ. #DIASdiscovers
‘The scientist only imposes two things, namely truth and sincerity, imposes them upon himself and upon other scientists’ – Erwin Schrodinger. Schrodinger was the first Director of Theoretical Physics at DIAS. #DIASdiscovers
At DIAS we contribute to the implementation of a range of national strategies and road maps – Innovation 2020, the National Strategy for Higher Education 2030, the Action Plan for Education and the Global Island policy. We have the future of Ireland at the core of our vision.
We have a rich legacy in space tech development at DIAS.Currently @dias_astronomy has a detector development group is developing hardware for the ARIEL satellite mission, & is collaborating to develop hardware and software for the James Webb Space Telescope. #DIASdiscovers
At DIAS our mission is to provide a neutral dedicated #research space and a conducive intellectual environment for local and international researchers to conduct advanced studies, explore ideas, and engage in unconstrained thought. #DIASdiscovers
Huge congratulations to the @IrishResearch Council on their awards ceremony last night - recognising the fantastic work of their researchers, and the incredible research being done here in Ireland! #LoveIrishResearch
‘Forecasting the Unpredictable: earthquake science in a crowded world.’
On Dec 12, 6.30pm Prof. John McCluskey @EdinburghUni will be discussing science of earthquakes at our public lecture in the Schrodinger Theatre @tcddublin. Admission free, all welcome. bit.ly/2AqmORP
DIAS was established in 1940 as the world’s second, and Europe’s first, institute with an exclusive focus on research and advanced studies. These are the minutes of the first DIAS International Colloquim in 1943! #DIASdiscovers