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DIAS Cosmic Physics marks 75 years of ground-breaking discoveries about our planet and universe

From the first ever Irish experiment in space, to landmark insights on volcanoes, the School of Cosmic Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) will continue to play a leading role in strengthening our understanding of… Read More

Exploring the dark side of science and Celtic heritage: Line-up for DIAS Samhain agus Science festival announced

(26.10.2021) Discovering the dark side of our universe, the ins and outs of Irish words through time and finding mysterious missing black holes are just some of the talks taking place as part of this year’s Samhain agus… Read More

Samhain agus Science 2021

Samhain agus Science is an annual initiative of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies taking place each year during Halloween. From spooky science to the mysteries of the Celtic festival of Samhain, DIAS scholars from the Schools of… Read More

Sounds of the Earth: New DIAS musical compositions shed light on noises of the Earth

Conversations of great whales, sounds of ships passing, and bursts of vibrations caused by earthquakes are just some of the sounds that listeners can experience in new musical compositions launched today (08.06.21) by the Dublin Institute for Advanced… Read More

Expedition Sails to Resolve Cause of Past Climate Change

International expedition PORO-CLIM led by Steve Jones sails to the Atlantic from 6th to 30th May on board the R.V. Celtic Explorer. PORO-CLIM is looking at how Earth’s deep interior has affected global climate in the geological past…. Read More

DIAS scientists explore the vibrations of the deep ocean

The deep ocean remains one of the final frontiers of the unknown on our planet. New research by scientists at DIAS published today in Nature Communications reveals how interactions between the coupling of the deep ocean and land… Read More

DIAS Updates

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DIAS scientists’ part of research team to record first ever detailed description of a volcanic eruption from Sierra Negra

A volcanic eruption in the Galápagos Islands has given scientists a fresh insight into how volcanoes behave and provided vital information that will help to predict future hazards on the islands. Irish scientists, based at Dublin Institute for… Read More

‘Reach for the Stars’ – DIAS’s Astrophotography Competition

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies is running the inaugural ‘Reach for the Stars’ astrophotography competition in 2021. To read the full terms and conditions for the ‘Reach for the Stars’ competition, please click here. Launched in December… Read More

Marsquakes! – Statutory Public Lecture- 19 November 2020

DIAS’ School of Cosmic Physics is pleased to present their Statutory Public Lecture for 2020, delivered by Dr John Clinton of ETH Zürich. NASA’s InSight Mission landed on Mars in November 2018. Weeks later, a robot arm on… Read More