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Posted On: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 18:26
Date: 2-3 August 2021 Website: https://www.iiap.res.in/astropandemic Last date for abstract submission: 1 July Last date for registration: 25 July Organised by: IIA, with HBCSE-TIFR and ASI-POEC As we enter the second year of the pandemic, the astronomy outreach community has had to innovate new ways of engaging with the public. Though webinars have proven popular, they do have their limitations. This workshop is for the outreach and education community in Astronomy and related fields to come to
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Posted On: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 09:56
WGGE is pleased to announce the next Anna Mani lecture on June 24, 2021, by Jayasree Subramanian titled "They were Axiomatic, We are Empirical: The Indian Approach to the Gender Question in Mathematics". A poster for the talk is attached. Please find the Zoom link and Youtube live link below. WGGE invites volunteers from the ASI community to help us in our efforts to make the astronomy community more gender-sensitive and equitable. The associate members will work closely with WGGE to plan, parti
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Posted On: Monday, May 31, 2021 - 17:33
It contains Sun, Planets and Transitions List of Events in June 2021 March of the Moon Lunar Eclipse - A note on annular solar eclipse on 10 June (The eclipse is not visible from India) and Track of Venus in 2021 Regards, Arvind Paranjpye
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Posted On: Monday, May 31, 2021 - 17:30
The details on the memorial meeting for Dr. Nandivada Rathnasree which was held on Saturday (29th May 2021) evening (6pm) can be found from the youtube link https://www.youtube.com/asiofficial/live
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Posted On: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 15:16
This year's ICTS summer school on gravitational-wave (GW) astronomy will be held from 05 to 16 July 2021. Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, the school will be held online. Applications for the school are now open. This year’s school will focus on the stochastic GW background from the early universe as well as produced by astrophysical sources. Courses: Stochastic GW background from the early universe (Shi Pi, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Kavli IPMU, Japan) Stochastic astrophysical
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Posted On: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 10:28
This is an announcement for BRICS2021 meeting which will be held at IUCAA Pune Online during 19-20 May 2021. In accordance with the BRICS Calendar of STI events for organizing during India’s BRICS Presidency in 2021 (https://brics2021.gov.in/), I am pleased to inform you that the 7th meeting of the BRICS Astronomy WG (BAWG2021) will take place in virtual (online) mode during 19-20 May 2021 at IUCAA, Pune, India. The related website is: https://www.iucaa.in/ws/~BRICS2021/ Best wishes, Prof. Ranja
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Posted On: Friday, April 30, 2021 - 17:25
Please find attached SkyNews for May 2021. It contains Sun, Planets and Transitions List of Events in May 2021 March of the Moon Lunar Eclipse A note on the total (umbral) lunar eclipse on 26 May (umbral eclipse is not visible from India) Planetary Conjunction Venus - Mercury on 29 May Lunar Occultation of a Bright Star on 21 May the 4th magnitude star (Nu) Virginis Occultation of Mars on 17 April 2021 a brief note -Arvind Paranjpye
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Posted On: Monday, April 26, 2021 - 13:32
UM-DAE CEBS, Mumbai is organising a three day symposium next month (from 6-8th May, 2021) on the frontiers in astrophysics and fluid mechanics, in the memory of late Prof. Shashikumar M. Chitre. Eminent scientists from different parts of the world will deliver plenary and invited lectures. This includes plenary lectures by Prof. Kip Throne (Nobel laureate in Physics), and Lord Martin Rees (Astronomer Royal of the United Kingdom). A remembrance session will be held on 7th May 2021 which falls on
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Posted On: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:56
ISRO has advertised an announcement of opportunity soliciting proposals for the third batch of AstroSat data utilization funding. The details of the AO is available at the following address. https://www.isro.gov.in/update/20-apr-2021/announcement-of-opportunity-a... May I request you to share this with the people who may be interested in funds for using AstroSat data. cheers, V Girish  Program Manager SSPO, ISRO
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Posted On: Monday, April 12, 2021 - 11:41
Attached SkyNews supplement on occultation of Mars by the Moon. It contains timings of disappearance and reappearance for some 145 locations across India.
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Posted On: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:42
We are pleased to attach the SkyNews April 2021 issue, along with our greetings and compliments. For the uninitiated, SkyNews is a free electronic newsletter for sky observers in India. It gives information about what can be observed in the night sky directly and through a small telescope. You are welcome to pass on this newsletter to anyone else who might be interested in such observations. If you are part of an amateur astronomy group that organises public star parties, do let us know.  We wil
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Posted On: Friday, March 26, 2021 - 13:41
In August this year India will host the joint scientific assembly of the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA) and the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI) in Hyderabad. The announcement is attached. In particular, several sessions are devoted to solar system space weather, planetary magnetic fields and magnetospheres and Sun-Planet interactions which should be of interdisciplinary interest. A list of sessions is available a
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Posted On: Friday, March 19, 2021 - 18:24
Greetings. As was done last year, an online refresher course on astronomy and astrophysics is being organized this year from the 10th of May till the 11th of June 2021. The last date for registration is the 12th of  April 2021. This year the course is being coordinated  by Professors Dipanjan Mukherjee, Nishant Singh and  Surhud More. The refresher course will be held concurrently with the IUCAA summer school on astronomy and astrophysics. Registration for the refresher course is via the  google
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Posted On: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 15:17
Please find attached historical Notes: The Indian contribution to the physics of black holes: 2020 Nobel Prize by Prof. Naresh Dadhich.
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Posted On: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 11:27
Please note that the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 23rd March 2021 for the upcoming workshop on 21-cm Cosmology and Reionization. It will be held ONLINE during April 19 - 23, 2021. We will have a memorial lecture on “Prof. Govind Swarup's life and work” by Prof. Jayaram Chengalur (NCRA-TIFR) on 21st April at 5 pm. We request you to register for the workshop by filling this form. More details can be found on the webpage https://sites.google.com/view/eorcosmology21/home
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