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Upcoming summer events

Below is information on upcoming DIAS internal & public events. To keep up to date with DIAS events – subscribe to our newsletter here. 22nd May: Black Holes and Quantum ComputersPublic lecture with Professor Marika Taylor on the fundamental… Read More

2019-05-21, 15:00: Dr. Sara Bonito (INAF-Palermo Observatory)

Dr. Sara Bonito INAF-Palermo Observatory Accretion/Ejection Processes in Young Stars: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Abstract: I will talk about my research on stellar jets and accretion processes in young stellar objects at INAF – Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo but… Read More

Public Open Night at Dusink Observatory, May 24th 2019

Kick off the Nemetode Meteor Weekend at Dunsink Observatory with an informative one hour talk followed by hands on viewing of the night sky. Open nights at Dunsink Observatory are free of charge. Weather permitting, visitors can view… Read More

Chris Hadfield visits DIAS to witness image of black hole being revealed

Commander Chris Hadfield joined Astrophysicists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) on Wednesday, 10th April 2019 to witness the first ever image of a black hole being revealed. The European Commission press conference was screened live… Read More

DIAS-led team finds evidence that Young Star Clusters make Cosmic Rays

Massive stars produced at the collapse of giant molecular clouds, form compact groups and remain tightly linked during their entire life.  Acceleration of particles in these objects can be initiated by interacting winds directly in the vicinity of stars… Read More

PhD Studentship to work in the area of Star and Planet Formation

The Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering a PhD studentship to work primarily in the area of star and planet formation. This project is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) through an SFI Starting Investigator Research… Read More

GRAVITY instrument breaks new ground in exoplanet imaging

Cutting-edge VLTI instrument reveals details of a storm-wracked exoplanet using optical interferometry The GRAVITY instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) has made the first direct observation of an exoplanet using optical interferometry. This method revealed a… Read More

2019-03-27, 15:00: Dr. Asaf Pe’er (University College Cork (Ireland), and Bar-Ilan University (Israel))

Dr. Asaf Pe’er University College Cork (Ireland), Bar-Ilan Universtiy (Israel) GRBs, Cosmic rays and shock waves Abstract: The acceleration site of ultra-high energy cosmic rays is still an open question despite extended research.Over 20 years ago it was… Read More

DIAS Research Forum 2019 – 10 May, 3-5pm

An inter-disciplinary research forum has been scheduled for Friday 10 May 2019, 3-5pm at Burlington Road. The forum is intended to be an informal event that provides post-doctoral scholars and PhD students with the opportunity to share and… Read More

2019-03-15, 11:00: Prof. John Wise (Georgia Tech University, USA)

Prof. John Wise Georgia Tech University, USA The First Stars, Black Holes, and Galaxies in the Universe Abstract: Cosmic structure forms hierarchically through smooth accretion and dark matter halo mergers. As a consequence, all galaxies are the product… Read More