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Yang Wang

Name: Yang Wang Title: PhD Student Address: School of Cosmic Physics, DIAS Dunsink Observatory, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Dublin 15, Ireland. Biographical Sketch: Yang Wang is a PhD Student at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics at… Read More

Irish scientists are part of groundbreaking discovery with James Webb Space Telescope

Irish astronomers, in cluding researchers from Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), are part of an international team that has detected radiation from a veiled neutron star in the Supernova 1987A (SN 1987A), using the James Webb Space… Read More

2024-03-05 Jordan A. Guerra (CU/CIRES and NOAA/SWPC)

Estimating the Impact of the Magnetometer Network on the SWPC Geoelectric Field Model We performed a leave-one-out analysis in order to study the impact of the operational network of magnetometers on the SWPC Geoelectric field model. The Geoelectric… Read More

2024-02-27 Leonardo Testi (University of Bologna)

The Planets of Dawn Planetary systems are assembled around young stars within the so-called “protoplanetary” disks, which are the byproduct of the formation of the star itself. Over the last decade, observations of protoplanetary disks in nearby star… Read More

2024-02-13 Leigh Fletcher (Leicester)

JWST: A New Voyager for the Outer Solar System The first 18 months of JWST scientific operations have produced a treasure trove of new discoveries for the four giant planets, whilst challenging the community to develop innovative software… Read More

2024-01-30 Maria Koutoulaki (University of Leeds)

A VLTI view of Massive Young Stellar Objects Abstract: The formation of massive stars, objects with masses larger than eight times solar, is central to stellar astronomy and galactic evolution. In recent years, significant progress has been made in… Read More

An Efficient Particle Accelerator in the Galactic Microquasar SS 433’s Jets revealed through Gamma-Ray Observation by the H.E.S.S. Observatory

SS 433 stands out as one of the most intriguing objects within our Milky Way. At its core, a black hole draws material from a closely orbiting companion star, creating a hot accretion disk. Notably, a pair of… Read More

Minister Harris welcomes the launch of consortium to enhance space observation

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has welcomed Ireland’s involvement in founding a new consortium that will enhance scientific research and observation of the Universe.  LOFAR (Low Frequency Array) is an… Read More

Moon rocks with unique dust found

Research team, including members of the Planetary Magnetospheres group at DIAS, studies interaction of dust with rocks and discovers potential magnetic anomalies Our Earth’s Moon is almost completely covered in dust. Unlike on Earth, this dust is not… Read More

2024-01-16 Alanna Fox (UL)

The use of MaNGA data to establish the origin of spiral arms in galaxies  The aim of this project is to establish if the origin of the spiral arms in galaxies is due to stationary density waves or… Read More