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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

Massive twin star discovered snuggling close to its stellar sibling in its cradle

Astronomers have discovered a binary star system with the closest high-mass young stellar objects ever measured, providing a valuable “laboratory” to test theories on high mass binary star formation. An international team which includes Dr Alessio Caratti o… Read More

International team led by DIAS researcher reveal the nature of high energy gamma-rays from superbubbles

The results of the work by an international scientific team led by Dr. Patrick Kavanagh from the School of Cosmic Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies has been published in the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics. The… Read More

2018-11-14, 11:00, Dr. Ignacio Mendigutia (CAB, INTA-CSIC, Spain), Accretion rates as a link between different astronomical scales

Dr. Ignacio Mendigutia CAB, INTA-CSIC, Spain Accretion rates as a link between different astronomical scales Abstract: The mass accretion rate is a fundamental parameter as it determines the growth and evolution of the astrophysical objects under analysis. During… Read More

2018-09-19, 15:00, Dr. Rob Izzard (University of Surrey), Circumbinary discs around post-AGB stars

Dr. Rob Izzard University of Surrey Circumbinary discs around post-AGB stars Abstract: Post-AGB stars with discs are all binary systems. Post-AGB binaries are also eccentric, in every sense of the word. Given that many post-AGB objects likely experienced… Read More

DIAS Press Release 21st March 2018 : ARIEL Exoplanet Mission Selected by the European Space Agency

Press Release 21st March 2018 ARIEL Exoplanet Mission Selected by the European Space Agency ARIEL – a mission to answer fundamental questions about how planetary systems form and evolve, of which Prof Tom Ray of Dublin Institute for… Read More

19-29 June 2018 – DIAS Summer School in High-Energy Astrophysics 2018

The DIAS Summer School on High-Energy Astrophysics 2018 is the second summer school organised by the Centre for Astroparticle Physics and Astrophysics (CAPPA), part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), and is hosted by Dublin City… Read More