Optical telescopes image origin of FRB detected by SKA pathfinder ASKAP

27 June 2019 Optical telescopes image origin of FRB detected by SKA pathfinder ASKAP  AnAustralian-led international team of astronomers has determined the precise location of a powerful one-off burst of cosmic radio waves. The discovery was made with CSIRO’s new Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope in Western Australia. The galaxy from which […]

SuperCam instrument integrated on NASA’s Mars 2020 rover

27 June 2019 SuperCam instrument integrated on NASA’s Mars 2020 rover The French/American SuperCam instrument has been delivered early June to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and has been integrated this week on NASA’s Mars 2020 rover. The French space agency, CNES, together with university institutes in France, developed the multi-purpose camera to remotely analyze minerals, chemistry, […]

Astronomers discover eight buried dual AGN candidates

27 June 2019 Astronomers discover eight buried dual AGN candidates Astronomers discovered eight buried dual AGN candidates, the largest sample of hidden accreting supermassive black holes in late stage galaxy mergers, selected using NASA’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope. This result will be presented by graduate student Ryan Pfeifle of George Mason University (Fairfax, […]

Prof. Guy Monnet receives 2019 Tycho Brahe Medal

25 June 2019 Prof. Guy Monnet receives 2019 Tycho Brahe Medal Five EAS members will receive prizes this week at the annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society (EWASS2019) in Lyon. The Tycho Brahe Medal is awarded to Prof. Guy Monnet  (CRAL, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France) for fundamental contributions to the development and implementation of 3D spectroscopy on […]

Second Media Announcement EWASS2019

S E C O N D  M E D I A  A N N O U N C E M E NT European Astronomical Society (EAS)—————————————————————————————————22 June 2019 Annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society (EWASS 2019) in Lyon, France  Over 1200 astronomers and space scientists will gather at the Manufacture des tabacs in Lyon, France,from 24-28 June, […]