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Launching the #DIAS2020 Video

For eight decades, DIAS has been at the forefront of research and has continually explored the big questions of the 21st Century and beyond. DIAS has pushed the boundaries to explore and discover the unknown. Today, we continue… Read More

H.E.S.S. Collaboration detects gigantic particle accelerator spanning thousands of light years

A new paper by the H.E.S.S. collaboration, including DIAS scientists Prof. Felix Aharonian, Prof. Emeritus Luke Drury and Dr. Jonathan Mackey, is published in the journal Nature on 18th June 2020. Careful analysis of the H.E.S.S. observations showed… Read More

What DIAS means to me

We have had an incredibly unusual start to this year by all accounts and we have learned through practice our amazing ability to adapt. But even though we have been working from home over the course of this… Read More

Work led by DIAS Astronomers Reveals Atmosphere of Antares

An international team of astronomers led by DIAS’s Dr Eamon O’Gorman has created the most detailed map yet of the atmosphere of the red supergiant star Antares. The unprecedented sensitivity and resolution of both the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter… Read More

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies celebrates 80 years of Discovery

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is marking its unique mission and rich legacy of ground-breaking discoveries with a week of on-line events culminating in DIAS Day on Friday, 19th June , which marks the 80th anniversary since… Read More

DIAS scientists collect unique data from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean

Unique ocean-bottom recordings of North Atlantic earthquakes and the songs of great baleen whales offshore Ireland have been obtained thanks to one of the boldest deep-ocean research projects ever undertaken in Europe. The SEA-SEIS project, led by scientists… Read More

Tribute to a Space Research Pioneer

On 27th February of this year, Ireland lost one of its Space research pioneers. Professor Denis O’Sullivan joined DIAS as a PhD candidate in the early 1960’s. He went on to spend much of his career with DIAS,… Read More

DIAS Research Forum 2020 – Postponed – New Date TBC

An online inter-disciplinary research forum has been scheduled for Friday 8 May 2020, 12-5pm @ dias.ie/drf2020/live. Although this year’s forum will be a virtual one, it remains an opportunity for post-doctoral scholars and PhD students to share their… Read More

DIAS scientists to retrieve valuable seismometers and unique data from bottom of Atlantic Ocean

New insights into earthquakes off the Irish coast, the potential for enhanced tsunami warning systems, and the migration patterns of North Atlantic whales are among the topics on which key information will be obtained in the coming weeks,… Read More

Marking Earth Day 2020 at DIAS

Today – 22nd April – is Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual initiative that began in the US in 1970. It has now become a global environmental movement, working with more than 75,000 partners in almost 200… Read More