Announcements
 
IEEC
17/01/2017
The space gravitational wave observatory of the ESA, a little closer
On January 13, the LISA consortium formed by more than 300 scientists, including researchers from the Gravitational Astronomy-LISA group of the Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC), presented its proposal for the third major L3 mission of the Cosmic Vision Plan of the European Space Agency (ESA) with the aim of building an observatory of gravitational waves in space.
IEEC
12/01/2017
Sitges brings together over a hundred scientists at the second congress of the Gaia data processing and analysis consortium
From January 23rd to 27th, the Hotel Melià de Sitges will host the second congress of the consortium DPAC (Data processing and analysis consortium) of the Gaia mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). The event will bring together some 170 scientists, members of the consortium, and will determine the next steps of the Gaia mission that aims to obtain the most accurate 3D map of our galaxy.
IEEC
09/01/2017
Tapdole Nebula, picture of December of the Observatori Asrtronòmic del Montsec
Each month the Observatori Astronòmic del Montsec (OAdM) of IEEC publishes an outstanding image from the observations made there. In August, the protagonist of the image of the month is the Tapdole Nebula.
IEEC
02/12/2016
Licia Verde receives an ERC Consolidator Grant
ICREA-ICCUB researcher Licia Verde has been awarded a Consolidator Grant by the European Research Council (ERC) in its 2016 call for her project Beyond Precision Cosmology: Dealing with Systematic Errors (BePreSysE).
IEEC
30/11/2016
Planetary Nebula M76, picture of November of the Observatori Asrtronòmic del Montsec
Each month the Observatori Astronòmic del Montsec (OAdM) of IEEC publishes an outstanding image from the observations made there. In november, the protagonist of the image of the month is the Planetary Nebula M76.
IEEC
24/11/2016
Gravitational waves will closes the cycle of conferences of the 20th anniversary of the IEEC at Cosmocaixa
Next Tuesday, November 29, the researcher Carlos F. Sopuerta, head of the Gravitational Astronomy-LISA group of the Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC) will give the conference “The discovery of gravitational waves and the beginning of a new astronomy”.. The talk is part of the cycle Discovering the Universe organized by the IEEC and the Obra Social La Caixa to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the IEEC.
IEEC
23/11/2016
Sergei Odintsov, at the Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC), among the most cited researchers in the world for the third consecutive year
Sergei Odintsov, ICREA researcher at the Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC), has been selected as one of the most cited researchers in the world, according to the recently released Highly Cited Researchers report from Thomson Reuters. This is the third consecutive year that Odintsov forms part of this list in the Physics category.
IEEC
08/11/2016
A conference on the evolution and future of cosmology opens the new ICCUB Colloquia cycle
CREA Researcher Licia Verde, at the Institute of Cosmos Sciences (IEEC-UB) will open this new edition.
IEEC
03/11/2016
The Gravitational Astronomy LISA group at Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CISC) participates in a COST action within HORIZON 2020
On October 24, 2016 was published the resolution of COST actions within the European framework program Horizon 2020. The gravitational-Astronomy LISA group at the Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC) led by researcher Carlos F. Sopuerta participates in the COST “gravitational waves, basic black and physical holes” action.
IEEC
02/11/2016
ESAC hosts the Gaia 2016 data release #1 workshop
On 2-4 November, the European Space Astronomy Centre near Madrid, Spain, will host the Gaia 2016 Data Release #1 Workshop. Many of the talks will be broadcast live.
IEEC
27/10/2016
Arp 316 galaxy group, picture of September of the Observatori Asrtronòmic del Montsec
Each month the Observatori Astronòmic del Montsec (OAdM) of IEEC publishes an outstanding image from the observations made there. In August, the protagonist of the image of the month is the Arp 316 galaxy group.
IEEC
26/10/2016
Next step towards a gravitational-wave observatory in space
Today, ESA has invited European scientists to propose concepts for the third large mission in its science programme, to study the gravitational Universe.
IEEC
30/09/2016
Nobel Laureate John Mather and the beginning of the Univers at La Pedrera
James Webb Space Telescope at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics, offered a special Colloquium to a packed Auditorium at La Pedrera entitled “The History of the Universe from the beginning to the end: where did we come from, where can we go?”
IEEC
30/09/2016
The spiral galaxy M74, picture of September of the Observatori Asrtronòmic del Montsec
Each month the Observatori Astronòmic del Montsec (OAdM) of IEEC publishes an outstanding image from the observations made there. In August, the protagonist of the image of the month is the spiral galaxy M74.
IEEC
30/09/2016
The Nobel laureate in Physics John C. Mather visit the Institute of Cosmos Sciences (IEEC-UB)
On Wednesday September 28, the Nobel Prize in Physics and NASA astrophysicist John C. Mather visited the facilities of the Institute of Cosmos (IEEC-UB) Sciences at the Faculty of Physics at the University of Barcelona accompanied by institute director Lluís Garrido and the scientific director, Josep Maria Paredes.
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