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DIAS scientists play central role in detection of highest-energy gamma-ray

Image credit: The large 28-metre central HESS telescope and two of the four smaller telescopes (Credit: MPIK / Christian Föhr) Scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) have played a key role in observing the highest-energy… Read More

DIAS researcher makes significant discovery on formation of new planets

A Dublin-based researcher is amongst a team of astronomers who have made a significant discovery on how new planets are formed. Rebeca García López, a researcher at the School of Cosmic Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced… Read More

Nobel Prize in Physics for 2019 Announced

This year’s Nobel prize in physics was announced! The prize was split between two different ways of studying our Universe. James Peebles was awarded half of the price for his theoretical work in physical cosmology. His ground-breaking work… Read More

Important 17th century Irish manuscripts from Leuven, Belgium, now available on ISOS

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On the evening of Wednesday 18 September, online access to the Leuven Irish Manuscripts was launched at the Royal Irish Academy, at an event hosted by the General Representation of the Government of Flanders and the Belgian Embassy…. Read More

First Irish scientist elected as Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)

An Irish scientist has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) – the world’s largest earth and space science society – for the first time. Senior Professor Emeritus at the Dublin Institute for Advanced… Read More

Astronomy exhibition celebrating 100 years of exploration launches in Dublin

An exhibition celebrating 100 years of space exploration was launched today (19.08.19) by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) at Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 8. ‘Above and Beyond’ is an international travelling exhibition exploring a selection of… Read More

International Team led by DIAS researcher measure key cosmic step in formation of early stars

An international team of astrophysicists, from seven different institutions in six countries, lead by researchers from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, have measured the total mass and energy from a jet driven by a massive protostar, for… Read More

DIAS welcomes back former space research technicians

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) held a celebratory event on July 04th to mark 50 years as space research pioneers in Ireland. DIAS researchers became involved in space research following the Apollo 11 moon landing which… 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

M1.9 Irish Sea earthquake, 18th June 2019

A magnitude 1.9 earthquake occurred on the 18th June 2019 at 20:53:12 local time in the Irish Sea off Holyhead, Wales. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.