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Posted On: Friday, March 24, 2023 - 10:18

SkyNews April 2023

Please find attached the SkyNews April 2023.


Evening appearance of Venus in 2023

Venus is now shining brilliantly above the western horizon soon after sunset. Drawn below are the positions of Venus above the western horizon about 30 minutes after the local sunset.  These…

Posted On: Friday, March 17, 2023 - 10:30

Dear colleagues, 

As a centennial tribute to the renowned relativist Amal Kumar Raychaudhuri, ICTS is pleased to announce a special online lecture series on Advanced General Relativity by Sunil Mukhi. The goal of this lecture series…

Posted On: Friday, March 17, 2023 - 10:29

USO-PRL Solar Physics Workshop (USPW-2023) on "Multi-scale Phenomena 
on the Sun: Present Capabilities and Future Challenges” during April 3-5, 2023.

Please find more information from the link: 

Posted On: Friday, February 24, 2023 - 10:33

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala is organising a two day workshop on "Machine learning and Astrophysics". Last one day left for registration. Online meeting link will be shared to registered participants only.

Schedule and registration link can be found in the attached file.

Best regards,
Dr. Mamta Gulati

Posted On: Friday, February 24, 2023 - 10:32

We are organising a Discussion Meeting on Lunar Gravitational-Wave (GW) Detection at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS-TIFR), Bangalore, India from 17 to 20 April 2023. 

The main goal of this meeting is to discuss mission concepts for lunar GW detection, payload technologies, lunar geophysics, etc. as well as deci-Hz GW science. This meeting will also include…

Posted On: Friday, February 24, 2023 - 10:29

The SkyNews for the Month of March 2023 is available at


This page contains

Sun, Planets and Transitions, List of Events in March 2023 and March of the Moon


Posted On: Friday, February 17, 2023 - 10:03

The call for TMT International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) membership applications is now open. The deadline is 1 March 2023. 
See here:  https://www.tmt.org/news/596

The details about the TMT ISDTs can be found here: https://www.tmt.org/page/isdt

Posted On: Friday, February 3, 2023 - 12:30

On the occasion of the United Nations International Day for Women and Girls in Science, the Public Outreach and Education Committee in association with the Working Group on Gender Equity of the Astronomical Society of India is pleased to present the first lecture in our new series focussing on Women in Astronomy. The lecture will be delivered by Dr. Seetha, a former Director of the Space…

Posted On: Friday, January 27, 2023 - 10:04

We are organizing a national seminar on "Advances in Astrophysics & Space Science Research" during 13-15 February 2023, extensively for PG and highly motivated UG students. This is a unique platform for students to present their research work and compete for the best presentation award with a cash prize. In addition, there is a possibility of publishing the best works in the 'Mapana…

Posted On: Friday, January 27, 2023 - 10:01

Dear Colleague,

The fifth biennial conference REcent Trends in the study of Compact Objects: Theory and Observation (RETCO-V), organised by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore  will take place at the Kodaikanal Observatory, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu during 03 - 05 April 2023.   The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers from all over India to discuss theoretical…

Posted On: Friday, December 23, 2022 - 11:45

The 7th issue (December 2022) of DOOT Magazine - a Students' initiative of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, is now released and available on the IIA website (a PDF is also attached).

This issue features:

        * Quantum Technologies | The Wonderland of Alice
        * My Time at IIA…

Posted On: Friday, December 9, 2022 - 11:04

The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCRA-TIFR) invites applications for the Radio Astronomy School 2023 to be held from March 13 to 24, 2023, at NCRA-TIFR,

The objective of the school is to provide the upcoming generation of astronomers exposure to the techniques and excitement of radio astronomy, especially in the…

Posted On: Friday, December 9, 2022 - 08:40

1. Title of the Talk: "400 years of observational Astronomy"
Speaker: Prof. Sandip Chakrabarti
Date of the event: 11/12/2022 (Sunday)
Time: 1:00 PM
Venue: Conference Hall, Administrative Building, UGB, Malda.
Mode: in both online and offline mode

Registration Link : 

Posted On: Friday, December 9, 2022 - 08:29

We would like to announce the “Frontiers in Cosmology” conference from February 20 to February 24, 2023, to be held at Raman Research Institute (RRI), Bengaluru, India. This conference is part of a series of celebrations to mark the 75th year of the founding of RRI by Nobel laureate Sir C.V. Raman. As part of the conference, we invite students and postdocs to submit abstracts…

Posted On: Friday, December 2, 2022 - 10:16

Dear colleagues,

We will make a call for new International Science Development Team (ISDT) membership soon, and associate with the call the TMT International Observatory and the TMT Science Advisory Committee will hold a webinar series starting from this December.

The first webinar is "Thirty Meter Telescope: project updates and call for the ISDT membership" with a 50 minute…

Posted On: Friday, November 18, 2022 - 10:09

RAD@home, in collaboration with the International Astronomical Union (IAU) & NASO, is co-organizing astronomy outreach events or educational programs during the IAU Symposium 375 in Kathmandu Nepal, early next month. You may see the link for official declaration here https://…

Posted On: Friday, November 18, 2022 - 10:05

 The IAU's NameExoWorlds 2022 contest has been going on this year, allowing people to work together to name a new set of Exoworlds available from the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

Anyone, including students and teachers, astronomy enthusiasts, amateur astronomers and exoplanetary scientists, may form a…

Posted On: Friday, November 11, 2022 - 09:56

Role of small Telescopes in Exciting Areas of Observational Astronomy

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Posted On: Friday, November 11, 2022 - 09:49

My second book, describing several original research results, is published by Springer Nature this week. It is titled "New Relativity in the Gravitational Universe: The theory of Cosmic Relativity and its experimental evidence" (Springer/Fundamental Theories of Physics). The contents call for a total revision of the physical basis of relativity and dynamics, supported amply and rigorously by…

Posted On: Friday, October 28, 2022 - 09:39

താരാപഥത്തിലെ വിജയവീഥികൾ: ജ്യോതിശാസ്ത്ര മേഖലയിലെ ഉപരി-പഠനസാധ്യതകളും തൊഴിൽ അവസരങ്ങളും
ഭാരതീയ ജ്യോതിശാസ്ത്ര ഗവേഷണ നിലയത്തിലെ ഗവേഷകരുമായി ഒരു ചർച്ച
A panel discussion and Q&A in Malayalam on "Education and career paths in astronomy in India", by Indian Institute of Astrophysics
This is the 9th in the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Talk…