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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

How Einstein was proven right using Irish equipment in Brazil – in an expedition led by an Irishman

– Equipment from Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies travels to Brazil to mark centenary of proof of Theory of Relativity – Astronomical equipment used to test Einstein’s Theory of Gravity has been shipped from the Dublin Institute for… Read More

Radio observations reveal the origin of pulsating light from the Sun

A team of researchers including some of our own from DIAS have discovered new insigts into how matter behaves in the extreme conditions of the Sun’s atomosphere. The work was carried out by a team of researchers from… 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

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

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

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