ERC Starting Grant awarded to Dr Dorota Skowron

2022-01-10 12:00

Dr Dorota Skowron from the UW Astronomical Observatory was awarded the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant for her project “A MISTery of Long Secondary Periods in Pulsating Red Giants – Traces of Exoplanets?” (LSP-MIST). Dr Skowron will work on a new method to discover exoplanets in the farthest regions of our Galaxy and in […]

About the observatory

Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw was founded in 1825 and during its almost two century long history has continued scientific research and educational work. The Institute is located in the historical building in the beautiful old Lazienki Garden. Observatory is a relatively small Institute. Its research staff counts 20 astronomers including  nine astronomers […]

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Tuesday seminars

Tomasz Zajkowski (NASA Ames Research Center, USRA, BMSIS)
Theories of the origin of life and the applications of synthetic biology in space.

Paulo Miles Paez (ESO, Munich, Germany)
Atmospheric characterization of ultra-cool dwarfs

Henryka Netzel (Konkoly Observatory, Hungary)
Asteroseismology of stars from the classical instability strip

Recent papers

Netzel, H.; Pietrukowicz, P.; Soszyński, I. et al.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society , 510 , 1748
Published: 2022-02

Bachelet, E.; Zieliński, P.; Gromadzki, M. et al.
Astronomy and Astrophysics , 657 , A17
Published: 2022-01

Han, Cheongho; Udalski, Andrzej; Lee, Chung-Uk et al.
The Astronomical Journal , 162, 203
Published: 2021-11
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