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astronomy
13
May

First direct visual evidence of the supermassive black hole at the heart of our galaxy

For the first time, an international team of researchers have captured direct visual evidence of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy. The image was produced by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, a global network of radio telescopes.
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27
Apr

Call for Abstracts – ACAMAR Meeting on Astroparticle Physics, 22-24 June, 2022

Supported by ACAMAR (Australia-China Consortium for Astrophysical Research), the forthcoming meeting on Astroparticle Physics will be held between June 22 and 24, 2022.
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12
Apr

The ADACS Merit Allocation Scheme is accepting EoIs for Semester 2022B

Do you face demanding computing challenges that you could use some advice or assistance with? To accelerate or extend the capabilities of your research programs, the ADACS Merit Allocation Program (MAP) is accepting Expressions of interest (EoIs) for Semester 2022B.
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11
Apr

Call for nominations to the AAL Project Oversight Committee (APOC)

AAL is issuing a Call for Nominations to the AAL Project Oversight Committee (APOC). Applications close on Friday 29th April 2022, 8 PM AEST. Late applications will not be accepted.
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06
Apr

AAT Call for Shared Time Proposals – Semester 2022B

The Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) has issued a Call for Shared Time Proposals in semester 2022B (1 August 2022 – 31 January 2023). The main proposal deadline is 15 April 2022, at 17:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC + 10 hrs).
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28
Mar

New ESO job opportunities, PhD and postdoctoral positions

Some fantastic new job opportunities have just been announced by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), as well as offering PhD positions and postdoctoral positions in Star and Planet formation through project WANDA.
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22
Mar

Major upgrade to outback telescope a resounding success

A $1 million Federal Government grant has recently enabled the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) to undergo ‘brain surgery’ – its resulting processing capability is being hailed as a significant technological achievement and feat of software engineering.
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15
Mar

Design of the Giant Magellan Telescope’s all-important upper enclosure awarded to renowned Spanish firm, IDOM

The Giant Magellan Telescope will provide us with some of the most detailed images of the universe. As a ground-based telescope, it will have to withstand some of the more challenging geological aspects of its position in Chile’s Atacama Desert. Fortunately, renowned Spanish engineering and architecture firm, IDOM, has...
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28
Feb

ESO Call for Proposals issued for Period 110 – for observations between 1 October 2022 and 31 March 2023

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released the Call for Proposals for Period 110 (for observations between 1 October 2022 – 31 March 2023). The proposal deadline is Friday 25 March 2022 at noon Central European Time (10pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time, 7pm Australian Western Standard Time).
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21
Feb

2022 Australian/eROSITA_DE Joint Collaboration Workshop

  The 2nd Australian/eROSITA_DE Joint Collaboration Workshop will be hosted virtually from 21-23rd February 2022. At the end of 2022, the eROSITA (extended Roentgen Survey with an Imaging Telescope Array) instrument onboard Spectrum-Roentgen-Gamma satellite completed its fourth (out of eight) survey of the full sky at X-ray wavelengths. At...
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