Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań is seeking students of astronomy and a partially-funded PhD student to work within the project SONATA BIS funded by the National Science Centre led by dr. hab. Michał Michałowski. Details can be found here about the student and PhD funding.
Michał Michałowski has received a SONATA BIS grant from the National Science Centre for the establishment of a research team within a 5-year project entitled “Gamma-ray bursts and supernovae shedding light on how galaxies acquire gas”. He will study gas … Continued
Astronomers from Poznań, working in an international team, have observed a gamma-ray burst and an associated hot cocoon of gas. This allowed them for the first time to confirm the existence of such cocoons in supernova explosions. The observations were … Continued
The team led by dr. hab. Michał Michałowski from the AOI AMU has discovered large amounts of atomic gas in the environment of an explosion of a relativistic supernova 2009bb type Ic. These supernovae explode when the most massive stars … Continued
One of our colleagues, prof. UAM Piotr A. Dybczyński, was invited to join an international team, which shall study 1I/’Oumuamua. This rocky body of hundreds of metres size is the first asteroid which came to us from the outside of … Continued