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First images from world’s largest space telescope livestreamed by DIAS in Dublin

Carina star and planet formation region as seen by the JWST

Irish developers mark historic moment for James Webb Space Telescope at special event (12.07.2022) The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has released the first full-colour images from the world’s largest space telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope,… Read More

Panel Discussion: DIAS and DeValera

DIAS was established on 19th June 1940 by then Taoiseach Éamon de Valera under the Institute for Advanced Studies Act, 1940 in Dublin. To mark 80 years since our foundation, we hosted an online panel discussion which delved… Read More

CANCELLED – STP, DIAS Statutory Public Lecture – Monday 30 March 2020

Speaker: Prof Pan Jianwei (University of Science & Technology of China)
Title: Dream & Realization of Quantum Communication

SCP Statutory Public Lecture: February 10, 2020 – Professor Heino Falcke

Speaker : Professor Heino Falcke, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands Title : The First Image of a Black Hole Abstract: One of the most bizarre, but perhaps also most fundamental predictions of Einstein’s theory of general relativity are black holes. They… Read More

DIAS: 50 Years as space research pioneers

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies to highlight Irish connections to historic moon landing The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has launched a programme of events for July to mark the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing… Read More

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

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

What is Life?’ lecture series returns to Dublin after 75 years

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has announced details of a public lecture series exploring the famous question – ‘What is Life?’ – which was famously considered by Professor Erwin Schrödinger in 1943. An expert from each… Read More