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DIAS Updates

Newsletter: From Astrophotography to Volcanoes and everything in-between Newsletter: With History, Culture & Samhain events we’ve been busy Newsletter: Even in light of restrictions our work continues

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. Launched in December 2020, the competition called for the best astro-photographs taken in Ireland over the period 1st January 2020 to 31st… 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

2020-10-30, M7.0, Greece

At 11:51:26 (UTC) on the 30th of October 2020, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred 14 km NE of Néon Karlovásion, Greece. For more information see https://www.insn.ie/2020-10-30-m7-0-greece/

M7.5 Alaska Earthquake

At 20:54:40 (UTC) on the 19th of October 2020, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake occurred near the Alaska Peninsula. Visit www.insn.ie for more information.

DIAS & The Dublin Tech Summit

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is delighted to take part in the 2020 Dublin Tech Summit as a partner in the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC) and welcomes opportunities to discuss industry collaborations and knowledge transfer. DIAS… Read More

DIAS announces line-up for Culture Night 2020

Light-speed talks from leading astrophysicists, a virtual tour of the world famous Dunsink Observatory, and delving into the geohazards of the modern world are among the programme of events being hosted by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies… Read More

DIAS helps art meet science at Galway 2020 and Ars Electronica Festival

A highlight of the September programme of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture is the opening of a set of art shows under the umbrella of the Aerial/Sparks project. One of these shows is a collaboration between composer… Read More

2020-06-23, M7.4, Oaxaca, Mexico

At 15:29:05 (Universal Time) on the 23rd of June 2020, an earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck in the Oaxaca region of Mexico. More detail can be found on the INSN website.