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The analysis of a meteorite reveals secrets about the birth of the Solar System
08/05/2019
Research led by the University of Arizona in collaboration with IEEC-UPC has led to the discovery of a meteorite grain forged during the final phases of a star that disappeared a long time ago.
Primordial comet fragment discovered inside meteorite gives clues to the origin of the Solar System
15/04/2019
Using the only international repository of NASA’s Antarctic meteorites based in Spain, at ICE, a study co-led by IEEC–CSIC has revealed a comet fragment inside the carbonaceous chondrite meteorite LaPaz 02342
Understanding the oldest stars in the Milky Way
09/04/2019
A study led by UPC/IEEC has determined for the first time the mass and radius of one of the oldest stars in our Galaxy, allowing to validate the theoretical relationship between the mass and radius for this class of stars.
Gràcies, Jordi
27/02/2019
We will miss you.
Carbonaceous chondrites provide clues about the delivery of water to Earth
14/02/2019
A study led by IEEC-CSIC discovers how these meteorites retained water and organic material inside them before reaching our planet
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
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The ATTRACT Consortium grants funding to develop a new hybrid detector
29/03/2019
The team of engineers and researchers from the Institute of Cosmos Sciences (IEEC-ICCUB), led by David Gascón, has been granted an ATTRACT grant to develop an integrated signal processing for a new generation of active hybrid single photon sensors.
Gaia DR2 bulk catalogue available in FAPEC format
11/02/2019
The Gaia group at the Universitat de Barcelona (IEEC – ICCUB), in cooperation with DAPCOM Data Services S.L. (a technological spin-off company of the UPC and the UB), has published an alternative copy of the bulk data files from Gaia DR2 – the second data release from Gaia.
Forum IEEC 2019
06/02/2019
On Feburary 6th, 2019, we celebrated the IEEC Forum 2019. Over 120 attendees gathered at the Palau Robert in Barcelona to discuss scientific and technical research in space exploration and space applications.
Ignasi Ribas awarded with the Premi Ciutat de Barcelona
05/02/2019
Ignasi Ribas, IEEC Director and CSIC Scientific Researcher at the Institute of Space Sciences, has been awarded with the 2018 Premi Ciutat de Barcelona in its Experimental Sciences and Technology category.
EVENTS
 
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Remote Sensing Summer School (IFT-R3S)
01/07/2019 - 05/07/2019
The Institute of Space Sciences (Institut de Ciències de l’Espai - ICE) is organizing its 3rd Institute of Space Sciences Summer School, which in this edition is linked to the 1st IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing society (GRSS) Instrumentation and Future Technologies (IFT) Remote Sensing Summer School (IFT-R3S).
Fourth Barcelona Techno Week
17/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
Barcelona Techno week are a series of meeting point events between academia and industry, organised around a technological topic of interest for both worlds. They will include comprehensive multidisciplinary keynote presentations by world experts on the selected subjects combined with networking activities to foster collaboration among participants.
The heart of darkness
24/05/2019 - 00/00/0000
Can a molecular cloud beat?
3D imaging of the emission from the inner ejecta of SN1987A
23/05/2019 - 00/00/0000
Supernova SN1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud offers an unprecedented opportunity to research on fundamental issues of supernova explosions: dust and molecule formation, interaction with the circumstellar medium, particle acceleration, pulsar formation, etc. Since 2011, instruments like ALMA have been fundamental for such endeavour.
 
PICTURE OF THE MONTH
 
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Zodiacal light from OAdM | Image of March 2018 | IEEC - Kike Herrero
13/03/2018
The ring nebula | Image of November 2017 | IEEC
04/12/2017
 
Association of stars NGC 206 | Image of October 2017 | IEEC
07/11/2017
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