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16 March 2016 - Source of high energy particles bombarding Earth identified


Incredibly high energy particles bombarding Earth are likely to be coming from a supermassive black hole located near the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, new research by an Irish based scientist and his colleagues has concluded.

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Japanese Space Mission ASTRO-H launched on Wednesday 17th February 2016

DIAS is a partner in Japan’s ASTRO-H space mission. The spacecraft was launched successfully from Tanegashima by the Japanese Space Agency JAXA at 8:45 am (GMT) Wednesday morning 17th February. The launch can be viewed here.

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School of Theoretical Physics Statutory Public Lecture

“Beauty and Truth in Mathematics and Physics”

Professor Arthur M. Jaffe

 Landon T. Clay Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Science at Harvard University

 Wednesday 18th May at 7:00pm

 Schrodinger Lecture Theatre, Fitzgerald Building (Physics), TCD

Advance booking required here 


Open Nights at Dunsink Observatory


Open Nights in Dunsink Observatory are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month during the winter months (October-March).

10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4, D04 C932, Ireland Tel: +353-1-6140100, Fax: +353-1-6680561