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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?”
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.
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.
Signed the agreement for the installation of CTA observatory in the Northern Hemisphere in La Palma
On September 19, the Consortium Network Cherenkov telescopes (CTA) has signed a framework agreement with the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC) to install the Cherenkov observatory in the northern hemisphere in the Roque de los Muchachos on the island of La Palm.
UB hosts the second THOR workshop “Exploring plasma energization in space turbulence”
Next September 27, 28 and 29 the auditory Enric Casassas of the Faculty of Physics of the University of Barcelona will host the second workshop of THOR “Exploring energization in space plasma turbulence”. The Heliospheric physics and space weather group, at the Institute of Cosmos Sciences (IEEC-UB), organizes the workshop. The European Space Agency, the ICCUB and the Faculty of Physics sponsor it.
Zurich hosts the XI LISA symposium
From 5september 5th to 11th the University of Zurich and the Federal Institute of Technology of Zurich organize the XI LISA Symposium. LISA is a joint project of NASA and ESA to detect and measure gravitational waves in space.