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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 […]

Karl Schwarzschild Medal

2018-08-22 23:04

Karl Schwarzschild Medal for Prof. Andrzej Udalski The German Astronomical Society (AG) has announced that the most prestigious prize in Germany in the field of astronomy and astrophysics, the Karl Schwarzschild Medal, will be awarded this year to Prof. Andrzej Udalski. Professor Udalski was honored for his pioneering contribution to the development of a new […]

Tycho de Brahe Prize

2018-02-22 09:44

EAS 2018 Tycho Brahe Prize for prof. Andrzej Udalski Prof. Andrzej Udalski has been awarded the European AstronomicalSociety Tycho Brahe Prize in recognition of his role as driving forcebehind OGLE (Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment), one of themost successful and longest running sky-variability surveys everundertaken. OGLE has made a significant impact on many fields inmodern astrophysics.

Tuesday seminars

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

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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