#OTD in 2019 @mitchelloconnor unveiled a portrait of Dr Sheila Tinney here at DIAS. Dr Tinney was appointed the first ever female fellow at DIAS and later became a Research Associate at the Institute’s School of Theoretical Physics.
Today also marks her birthday 🎂
Busy start to the week: An international team led by scientists from DIAS has discovered that large portions of the tectonic plate, or lithosphere, beneath Africa have disappeared over the past 200 million years
More ➡️ dias.ie/2020/01/13/dia…@dias_geophysics#DIASdiscovers
In 2017 Dr Eamon O'Gorman (then astronomer at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies) led an international team to create the image of Betelgeuse.
Now one of the brightest stars in the sky has been dimming: